Bipartisan Lawmakers Unveil $1.5 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

Headline Roundup September 15th, 2020

A bipartisan group of about 50 Democrat and Republican House lawmakers will offer their own coronavirus relief bill in an effort to revive stalled stimulus package negotiations between the White House and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

The package, proposed by the Problem Solvers Caucus, would provide another round of stimulus checks, boost unemployment insurance, and provide further aid for cities and states.

Bipartisan Lawmakers Unveil $1.5 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

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A group of 50 Democratic and Republican members of Congress is due to unveil $1.5 trillion bipartisan coronavirus relief legislation on Tuesday, in an election year effort to break a month-long impasse in COVID-19 talks between the White House and top Democrats.

The Problem Solvers Caucus, which includes members of both parties in the House of Representatives, was set to outline the legislative package at an 11 a.m. (1500 GMT) press conference at the U.S. Capitol.

The group, which says it has been working to find common ground on coronavirus...

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A bipartisan group of House members is unveiling a sweeping proposal to inject up to $2 trillion in aid to the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, a move aimed at jump-starting talks that have devolved into bitter acrimony and finger-pointing between the White House and Democratic leaders in the heat of this election year.

The proposal touches on many of the elements under discussion -- aid to small businesses and schools, a new round of checks to Americans, more jobless benefits and funding to help with the November elections --...

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A bipartisan group of House lawmakers Tuesday unveiled a compromise coronavirus package that worked out some of the thorniest divisions between Democrats and Republicans in an effort to jump-start relief to Americans still reeling from the health and economic crisis.

The Problem Solvers Caucus released its $1.5 trillion coronavirus plan as proof bipartisanship is still afoot and to deliver a pre-packaged solution to Republican and Democratic leadership that would meet the nation's most pressing needs for the next six to 12 months.

There's been no progress on a new coronavirus...

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