Biden Tells Cities to Pay People $100 to Get Vaccinated

July 29, 2021, 7:25 PM

President Joe Biden’s administration is calling on states and local governments to provide $100 to people who get vaccinated using the $350 billion of aid that his administration has provided them.

The Treasury Department released a statement on Thursday saying that the president was calling on states, municipalities and territorial governments to provide the vaccine incentive using funds from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. The administration wants municipalities to give $100 to newly vaccinated people to encourage more citizens to get the jab.

“For these governments and the communities they represent, no task is more urgent than turning the ...

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