To help restaurants clear debt and start over, "this is really what they need," an industry representative said.
Those who have already paid off debt and built up their savings may be ready to spend tax refund money.
That may depend on how early you file your taxes.
The process allows senators to avert a filibuster and bring a bill to a vote with a regular majority, but only in specific cases.
Over a month after the last COVID-19 relief bill extended benefits for millions, many are still waiting for money to arrive.
The measure includes money that will allow the airline industry to bring back furloughed workers through March.
Democrats and Republicans have hit a snag in their deal, disagreeing over a provision that aims to limit the Federal Reserve's lending powers.
The CARES Act made it easier to get money out of retirement savings early. But that only helps people with enough cushion to have a 401(k).