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Pelosi, Schumer lay down markers for 'interim emergency' relief package

Posted on AllSides April 8th, 2020
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US Congress, coronavirus bill, coronavirus, coronavirus aid, coronavirus testing, food stamps

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Wednesday laid down markers for what congressional Democrats want to see in the next legislative package in response to the coronavirus pandemic, including more money for small businesses, hospitals and local governments.

The leaders said Democrats do support $250 billion in assistance to small businesses, in line with what Republicans have called for, though Mrs. Pelosi and Mr. Schumer want at least $125 billion directed through “community-based” financial institutions that serve underrepresented communities.

They also want $100 billion...

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