Senate leaders voice support for virus rescue bill
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 () The White House and Senate leaders announced agreement Wednesday on an unparalleled, $2 trillion emergency bill to rush aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. (March 25)
The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic .
The Senate passed a $2.2 trillion rescue package overnight. As part of the bill, the government will send a $1,200 check to people earning less than $75,000 a year, plus $500 per child. People earning..