According to Illinois' Senior Senator, the American Rescue Plan is already paying dividends as President Joe Biden crosses 100-days in office.

Less than 40-days ago, Senate Democrats passed a $1.9 trillion economic bill designed to speed up the U.S's recovery from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking on the Senate floor, Senator Dick Durbin said the bill that provided 14-hundred-dollar checks to American's is already paying off.

2:06 "a year ago"

The rescue plan, which passed in March, also provides small business support, extended unemployment benefits, and lower health premiums.