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Stimulus Package
3/23/2020
 
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As the number of Coronavirus cases balloons to more than 300-thousand worldwide. Here in the U.S. Congressional Lawmakers are racing to pass an Economic Stimulus Bill to help those directly impacted by the pandemic. On Sunday, that emergency legislation scheduled for a procedural vote was delayed after Senator Rand Paul announced he tested positive for Coronavirus. An urgent race on Capitol Hill, Lawmakers holding weekend meetings and sessions, racing to reach an agreement on an Economic Stimulus Bill. The massive emergency aid package has grown to about 2-trillion dollars as Republicans and Democrats work together to send money directly to Americans impacted the most by the Coronavirus pandemic. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was hopeful both sides were on track to reach a deal in time for Monday's vote. But on Sunday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a different message. The House introducing its own Bill could delay the process to finalize legislation. The fate of the final proposal and quite possibly the American Economy is in the hands of Congress. It's all in an effort to ward off a severe economic downturn in the U.S. as businesses shut down and send workers home to stop the spread of the virus. Lawmakers are working to figure out how to help those business owners and workers before they run out of money. A final vote to pass any agreement was set for as soon as Monday.
  
 
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