March 18, 2020

Today the Senate voted 90-8 to pass the economic stimulus package (H.R. 6201) that was approved last week by the House of Representatives.  This legislation will provide free COVID-19 testing, two weeks of paid sick leave, enhanced jobless benefits, increased food aid for children and senior citizens, and higher funding for Medicaid benefits. The legislation now goes to President Trump where it’s expected to be signed into law in the next 48 hours. 

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