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Yellen Says Treasury Preparing to Deliver Relief Funds Quickly

March 9, 2021, 10:10 PM

As Congress closes in on passing a $1.9 trillion coronavirus-relief package, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said her department is preparing to send out aid as rapidly as possible.

“In the coming days, our Treasury team is going to work to get this aid out as in the quickest way possible -- and the one that produces the greatest impact,” Yellen said Tuesday in the text of a speech for a virtual conference organized by the National League of Cities.

The White House said earlier Tuesday that President Joe Biden’s name will be left off the next round of stimulus checks ...

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