Congress drafts bipartisan economic aid package

The initiative also provides funds to state and municipal governments
A bipartisan group of senators and members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday proposed a pandemic-related economic aid bill that expires on March 31. The bill provides for $ 908 billion, including $ 228 billion in job retention programs for hotels, restaurants and other small businesses.

Congress drafts bipartisan economic aid package

According to lawmakers, the initiative also provides for direct allocation of funds to state and municipal governments. Republican Senator Mitt Romney Says Plan Includes $ 560 Billion «repurposed» funds from the package adopted in March.

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  • Alexander Yanevsky

    Journalist. Graduated Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Worked on the channel «1 + 1» and «Channel 5». On «Voice of America» since 2014. Was one of two correspondents «Voices of America», covering the Russian presidential elections in 2018 from Moscow. He pays attention to the topic of US-Ukrainian and US-Russian relations. Actively covered the case of Paul Manafort and Maria Butina.

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