The payments would be $1,000 per adult and $500 per child so that a family of two parents and two children would receive $3,000, Mnuchin said ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress worked urgently Thursday to fashion a $1 trillion measure to prop up households and the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus outbreak, starting with a White House proposal to send Americans first-round aid checks — potentially $3,000 for a family of four. The fast-track effort in an all but shuttered Capitol came as the first two lawmakers tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, others are self-isolating and the usually tradition-bound Congress faced calls to ease rules and allow remote voting. "The American people need help and they need it fast," Senate Majority Leade
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