Mar 17, 2021
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The first round of those $1,400 direct payments for COVID relief are supposed to clear today for many Americans. Plus, how retailers are competing to attract the consumers who will be spending their relief payments. And, tracking homelessness during the pandemic.
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Tens of millions of taxpayers will get the direct payments Wednesday if the IRS has their direct deposit information.
Deals and other offers are likely to appear online, where people have already been shopping during the pandemic.
One measure of homelessness is the annual "point-in-time count." Critics say it falls short of identifying the problem's severity.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director