[Ed. – This sounds like a method of creating a stealth database, since many people who’ve already been vaccinated will demand to get their $100. It’s a bribe to get everyone to self-report. Biden doesn’t need to lay it out himself; he can let the states come up with it on their own, as they are bound to do.]
President Joe Biden is asking states and cities to use federal rescue funds to provide $100 payments as an incentive for individuals to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.
Biden announced the incentive payments Thursday along with other measures, including requiring federal employees to show they have been vaccinated or undergo regular testing, to boost plateauing vaccination rates amid a rise in COVID-19 cases triggered by the highly infectious delta variant.
“I know that paying people who get vaccinated might sound unfair to folks who got vaccinated already,” he said. “But here’s the deal: If incentives help us beat this virus, I believe we should use them. We all benefit if we can get more people vaccinated.”