There are some concerns the latest stimulus payments could cause inflation.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said there could be a temporary increase in prices, but the unemployment numbers are more concerning.
"People being out of work, not able to find jobs can have a permanent effect on their wellbeing. I think that's the most significant risk," said Yellen. "Is there a risk of inflation? I think there's a small risk, and I think it's manageable."
Yellen said long term the administration will need to find ways to make sure the budget is on a sustainable path and to keep deficits under control.
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