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Congress strikes $900 Billion Cov-19 relief package as shutdown loomed

Posted: 3 months ago

We have breaking news that Congress has reached a deal on a COVID-19 relief package has shut down deadline loomed. Top Capitol Hill negotiators we’re able to come to a deal Sunday on a $900 billion economic relief package. The bill delivers help to businesses and individuals as well as providing money to deliver vaccines to the nation. The agreement what establish a temporary $300 per week supplemental jobless benefit as well as a $600 direct stimulus payment to most Americans. The bill also includes a round of subsidies for hard-hit businesses, money for schools, healthcare providers, and renters facing eviction. Senator majority leader Mitch McConnell said “It is packed with targeted policies to help struggling Americans who have already waited too long“.