From WFXR Fox :
“I sort of see it as something that is immediately necessary given the circumstances,” said Jonathan Bydlak, a fiscal policy expert with the non-partisan R Street Institute.
He agrees the measure is needed fast, but added it’s not clear if the government would issue money several times or just once.
“That’s really a question of how the economy looks a couple of months from now,” Bydlak said.
With more workers going without a paycheck, Bydlak said right now, sending checks to Americans who qualify is a dependable way to stabilize at least some part of the economy.
“The biggest advantage right now is that it’s a quick way to get relief to people who actually need it,” he said.
Trump administration officials have already said Americans with high incomes won’t be eligible for relief money.
But at this point, it’s not clear when Congress will approve the relief package.
- “WFXR Fox”: https://www.wfxrtv.com/news/washington-dc/sending-a-check-to-unemployed-americans-has-bipartisan-support/