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Congressman Max Rose Deploys With National Guard for Coronavirus Relief

The freshman Democrat and combat veteran will help set up hospitals in his Staten Island district and other parts of New York City.
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United States: FAQ's About The Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP

On March 14, 2020, the United States House of Representatives passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
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United States: Coronavirus Legislation May Impact Your Paid Leave And FMLA Obligations - Thompson Coburn LLP

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act we first reported on earlier this week has now passed the Senate after technical corrections by the House of Representatives, and has been sent...
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United States: House Revises H.R. 6201 Coronavirus Emergency Bill - Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

On March 16, 2020, the House of Representatives revised H.R. 6201, making several corrections to both the proposed Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act ...
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United States: Revisions To Proposed Family First Coronavirus Response Act: Potential Relief For Employers - Davis & Gilbert

On March 16, the House of Representatives passed an amended version of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act or FFCRA), legislation that was originally passed on March 14.
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Fact check: Did the House give itself a pay raise in the coronavirus relief package?

Posts on Facebook claim the House of Representatives gave itself a pay raise in the COVID-19 relief package. We rate those claims false.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Station: Bird and Lime layoffs, pivots in a COVID-19 era and a $2.2 trillion deal

Hello folks, welcome back (or hi for the first time) to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to the all the ways people and packages move around this world. I’m your host, Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I also have started to publish a shorter version of the newsletter on TechCrunch . That’s what you’re reading now. For the whole enchilada — which comes out every Saturday — you can subscribe to the newsletter by heading over here, and clicking “The Stat...
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United States: Coronavirus Response Legislation Impacting Health Plans And Leave Policies - Groom Law Group

In the early morning hours of Saturday, March 14, 2020, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the "Act"), by a bipartisan vote of 363-40.
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Tom Coburn, the ‘Dr. No’ of Congress, Is Dead at 72

His prolific use of a bill-blocking measure earned him his nickname, but he also won grudging respect on Capitol Hill as a political maverick.
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Former Republican senator Tom Coburn dies aged 72

Oklahoman served in House of Representatives and SenateRightwing Republican advocated range of conservative causesResigned senate in 2014 after cancer diagnosisThe former Republican senator Tom Coburn has died at 72, according to a newspaper in his native Oklahoma. Related: US coronavirus live: Trump attacks 'lamestream media' as number of cases passes 100,000 Continue reading...
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Coronavirus May Add Billions to the Nation’s Health Care Bill

Insurance premiums could spike as much as 40 percent next year, a new analysis warns, as employers and insurers confront the projected tens of billions of dollars in additional costs of treating coronavirus patients.
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Coronavirus updates: Trump signs $2T aid package; US tops 100K cases; Disney parks close indefinitely

A bipartisan $2 trillion aid packaged was approved by the House of Representatives and signed by President Donald Trump on Friday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus live updates: Trump signs $2T aid package; US tops 100K cases; Boris Johnson tests positive

A bipartisan $2 trillion aid packaged was approved by the House of Representatives and signed by President Donald Trump on Friday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Thomas Massie, House’s ‘Mr. No,’ Tries to Force Vote on Coronavirus Aid Bill

The Kentucky libertarian’s tactics failed, but not before forcing lawmakers back to the Capitol for passage of the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, infuriating them and President Trump.
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Trump Signs $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic. Acting with unity and resolve unseen since the 9/11 attacks, Washington moved urgently to stem an economic free fall caused by widespread restrictions meant to slow the ...
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NOT REAL NEWS: Debunking yet more false coronavirus content

None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. CLAIM: Nancy Pelosi snuck $25 million worth of pay raises for Congress into the federal relief bill intended to help Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic. THE FACTS: A proposal in the economic rescue package sets aside $25 million for the House of Representatives but “none of those funds will go to member salaries,” Evan Hollander, the communications director for the House Appropriations Committee, told The Associ...
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Coronavirus live updates: Trump signs $2T aid package; Boris Johnson tests positive; US mayors report supplies shortage

A bipartisan $2 trillion aid packaged was approved by the House of Representatives and signed by President Donald Trump on Friday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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House Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting with exceptional resolve in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic. The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice vote, as strong majorities of both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation’s history. It will ship payments of up to $1,200 to millions of Americans...
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All Your Coronavirus Relief Check Questions, Answered

When the Senate passed a gigantic coronavirus economic relief bill that includes checks of up to $1,200 for many Americans, a lot of people reacted like it was a done deal. But even though the House of Representatives approved it today, the bill isn’t a law yet, and it might be a while until you get your “recovery…Read more...
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Watch: Lawmaker who made Congress return to vote speaks

The House of Representatives approved a $2 trillion stimulus package to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
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CARES Act Includes Help for Arts Workers; Actors' Equity Thanks Congress

Mary McColl, Executive Director of Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, released the following statement following regarding the CARES Act, which has now passed the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Actors' Equity Thanks Congress for Including Arts Workers in the CARES Act

Mary McColl, Executive Director of Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, released the following statement following regarding the CARES Act, which has now passed the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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House passes historic $2 trillion coronavirus economic rescue bill

A massive bipartisan effort to provide relief to a U.S. economy on ice just leapt over its last major hurdle. On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a historic stimulus package known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security or “CARES” act, which contains an unprecedented $2.2 trillion in total financial relief for businesses, public institutions and individuals hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill passed the House today after Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) took the unpopul...
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Instacart shoppers are planning a nationwide strike to demand better safety protections and pay amid COVID-19

Instacart shoppers, led by the folks over at Gig Workers Collective, are planning a nationwide strike in protest of the company’s practices amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Vice first reported. Shoppers, who are responsible for grocery shopping and deliveries, say they have urged Instacart to take proper safety precautions, such as providing hand sanitizer and disinfectant products, but “have been ignored,” Gig Workers Collective wrote in a post today. On March 30, shoppers will strike and not ret...
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Thomas Massie does his job, bipartisan freak out ensues

On Friday, Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Kentucky, dared to suggest the unthinkable: that the members of the House of Representatives should actually vote on a $2 trillion spending binge negotiated out of sight of the American people. It’s pretty clear now, with enough members here to pass the bill, that Pelosi and McCarthy are still working together to block a recorded vote just to insulate members of Congress from ACCOUNTABILITY. Biggest spending bill in the history of mankind, and no recorded vote? ...
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The House And Senate Have Passed The Coronavirus Stimulus Bill; Here Is How To Find Out How Much Your Check Will Be For

The House of Representatives has just passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill. It passed the senate on Wednesday and will now go in front of President Trump for his signature. Single filers making less than $75,000 will get $1,200 plus $500 for each dependent child under 17. Married filers making less than $150,000 will […]
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Coronavirus bill clears Congress, $2 trillion CARES Act (H.R. 748) heads to Trump for signature

The House of Representatives just passed the CARES Act, a $2 trillion coronavirus/COVID-19 stimulus and relief bill, by voice vote. It’s now headed to the White House for impeached president Donald Trump's signature. The coronavirus bill promises direct payments of $1,200 to every United States resident with a social security number who makes up to $75,000 per year. Residents who make up to $99,000 a year will get smaller checks. Residents who make more than $99,000, you will receive nothing...
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House Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill as Lawmakers Promise Additional Aid

The House of Representatives passed the $2 trillion stimulus package on Friday, even as lawmakers said another rescue package would be needed. The bill passed on a voice vote, and now heads to President Donald Trump for his signature. Most Americans will receive a one-time payment of $1,200 plus $500 per child. The bill also […]
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House passes historic $2 trillion stimulus despite objections from GOP lawmaker

The House of Representatives on Friday approved the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week, overcoming last-minute drama by using an unusual procedural move to thwart a demand by a conservative Republican to force members to vote in person.
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