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Senate aims to vote Wednesday on $2T coronavirus bill

March 25, 2020 in COVID-19 Legislation COVID-19 Updates Economic Developments Feature Federal News by Denise Bell

Washington Post – The Senate is aiming to vote Wednesday on a $2 trillion stimulus package that is designed to flood the U.S. economy with money in an effort to stabilize households and businesses that have been floored by the coronavirus outbreak, according to an article published in the Washington Post.

But Senate leaders were still working to avoid a number of last-minute snags. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, demanded changes to help his state deal with a flood of new cases. Three Republican senators said a provision in the bill needed to be fixed immediately or it would incentivize people not to return to work. And House Democrats wouldn’t provide a firm timeline of when they would vote to pass the bill.”

 

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