People wait for their numbers to be called at an unemployment event in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on July 15, 2020.
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Americans started receiving an extra $600 a week in April as a result of a federal coronavirus relief law.
The federal subsidy came on top of states’ typical weekly payments. As a result, the average American got $921 a week in May, according to an analysis of Labor Department data.
But those checks will fall 65% after July 31, to about $321 a week.
The experience will