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$900B coronavirus relief package approved by Congress

After months of back and forth negotiations, Congress has approved a $900 billion pandemic relief package.

News 12 Staff

Dec 22, 2020, 6:32 PM

Updated 1,276 days ago

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The package will deliver much needed cash to businesses and individuals, along with resources to vaccinate.
After months of back and forth negotiations, Congress has approved a $900 billion pandemic relief package.
The package will deliver much needed cash to businesses and individuals, along with resources to vaccinate.
The bill passed both the House and Senate in rapid succession late Sunday night. The bill is now being sent to President Donald Trump for his signature.
The package includes a temporary $300 a week supplemental jobless benefit, a $600 direct stimulus payment to most Americans, and also provides $82 billion for local schools and $25 billion in rental assistance.
Small businesses and nonprofits will also receive a total of $20 billion in economic disaster grants.


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