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Coronavirus relief payments start landing in Arizonans’ bank accounts

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Posted at 9:51 AM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 12:51:04-04

Thousands of dollars started arriving in Arizonans’ bank accounts this week as the first payments from the massive coronavirus relief package began to be distributed in the form of expanded unemployment benefits and direct stimulus payments.

The Treasury said Economic Impact Payments started to be disbursed this week, with the majority of Americans expected to get theirs within the next two weeks.

Those payments are worth about $1,200 each to most Americans, with an additional $500 for each dependent child.

Unemployed workers, meanwhile, started seeing an extra $600 in their benefits this week, according to the Arizona Department Economic Security.

Read more from the Phoenix Business Journal.