Discussions on a possible fourth stimulus check have been rather flat over the last few weeks. But new developments might come next week as Congress is set to meet again.

Stimulus check update soon?

Yahoo Finance reports that Congress could be discussing a fourth stimulus check soon.

  • “Now that Congress is meeting once again, discussions surrounding another stimulus payment are likely,” per Yahoo Finance.
Why there’s a chance you’ll get a fourth stimulus check

There are some lawmakers who have voiced their support for another round of stimulus checks, according to CNET. But others argue that “stimulus money should be lower on the agenda” because the U.S. economy is showing signs of recovery from the pandemic, according to CNET.

New analysis of stimulus checks

On top of that, Yahoo Finance reports that there have been some developments that could bolster the pro-stimulus check side since the last time Congress met.

Why there won’t be another round of stimulus checks

Right now, there is no momentum for another stimulus check. The White House seems cautious about starting another round of payments, too. As I wrote for the Deseret News, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said President Joe Biden would be open to another round of checks.

  • “He’s happy to hear from a range of ideas on what would be most effective and what’s most important to the economy moving forward,” she said.
You may not get another stimulus check. But you could get this new payment beginning next month

However, Biden has already passed the $1.7 trillion American Jobs Plan and the $1.8 trillion American Families Plan, which he believes will help reshape the economy.

Previous stimulus checks did help people with their financial hardships, so it doesn’t seem like a high priority right now.