Both of Idaho’s congressmen voted for the coronavirus stimulus bill that passed the U.S. House on Friday.

The bill, which had already passed the Senate and passed the House on a voice vote after U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., unsuccessfully tried to demand a roll call, includes $1,200 checks for individuals making up to $75,000 a year and $2,400 to couples making up to $150,000 a year, plus $500 per child. It also includes increases in unemployment, Medicare reimbursements, funding for hospitals and local governments, and aid for businesses, among other provisions.

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