March 17, 2020

The House recently passed an economic stimulus package that 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.  After passing the legislation the House recessed and Members returned to their districts.  It is uncertain when the House will return. The Senate is expected to vote later this week on the package to send it to President Trump to be signed into law. 

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