HARLINGEN, Texas – President-elect Joe Biden is reported to be palling a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan that will include $1,400 for most Americans.
In the waning days of the 116th Congress a smaller stimulus bill was passed worth $900 million. It included giving most Americans $600.
In the attached podcast, Rev Torres of the Texas Taxpayer Assistance Project discusses this smaller stimulus bill.
The Texas Taxpayer Assistance Project is a division of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
Torres was a regular contributor on taxation issues when KHID 88.1 FM and KJJF 88.9 FM were running NPR programing in the Rio Grande Valley.
Now the stations are longer part of NPR, 88 FM radio presenter Mario Muñoz has moved over to The Rio Grande Guardian, with Torres joining him to offer expert tax advice.
Torres’ analysis has been in great demand since Congress announced it would be sending out stimulus checks to all American adults.
Readers and listeners that have questions about the economic impact payments can reach Torres via the web at TRLA.org or via telephone at 956-393-6213.
They can also submit questions to The Rio Grande Guardian by emailing [email protected].
Quality journalism takes time, effort and…. Money!
Producing quality journalism is not cheap. The coronavirus has resulted in falling revenues across the newsrooms of the United States. However, The Rio Grande Guardian is committed to producing quality news reporting on the issues that matter to border residents. The support of our members is vital in ensuring our mission gets fulfilled.
Can we count on your support? If so, click HERE. Thank you!