Jobless benefits spat snags Senate’s huge US relief package


Jobless benefits spat snags Senate’s huge US relief package
Jobless benefits spat snags Senate’s huge US relief package. … A congressional impasse however began to overshadow the deal reached overnight on the massive relief package. Four Republican senators have balked at the generous provisions agreed to by Democratic and Republican congressional leaders and the White House after days of intense …


Jobless Benefits Spat Snags Senates Huge US Relief Package
The package was expected to pass the chamber Wednesday and head to the House of Representatives and eventually President Donald Trump’s desk.. But the Senate rebels argued that the $600 weekly extra benefit during the virus crisis, combined with standard unemployment payments, would surpass full salaries for many low-wage workers, potentially incentivizing layoffs.


Jobless benefits spat snags Senate’s huge US relief
Jobless benefits spat snags Senate’s huge US relief package … unemployment benefits was delaying Senate passage Wednesday of the largest economic rescue package in modern US history, amid fears …


Jobless benefits spat snags Senate’s huge US relief package
Jobless benefits spat snags Senate’s huge US relief package … A congressional impasse however began to overshadow the deal reached overnight on the massive relief package. Four Republican senators have balked at the generous provisions agreed to by Democratic and Republican congressional leaders and the White House after days of intense …


Senate passes $2 trillion bill to blunt coronavirus …
TodaySenate passes $2 trillion bill to blunt coronavirus pandemic’s economic impact, as households and businesses gasp for relief The unanimous vote sends the legislation to the House, which is …


Senate passes $2.2 trillion economic coronavirus relief
The Senate late Wednesday passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic.


Senate GOP pushes for trillion dollar coronavirus deal by …
coronavirus. Senate GOP pushes for trillion dollar coronavirus deal by end of day “It is important for us to be on the Senate floor and pass the measure by Monday,” Mitch McConnell says.


Senate Passes $2T Stimulus Bill After Untangling Snags
“The Senate is going to stand together, act together, and pass this historic relief package [Wednesday].” The bill would provide one-time direct payments to Americans of $1,200 per adult making up to $75,000 a year, and $2,400 to a married couple making up to $150,000, with $500 payments per child.


Will Congress Pass Coronavirus Relief? GOP Senators Stand …
Mar 16, 2020The package providing free virus testing and paid sick leave for many workers is almost certain to pass this week, though Senate rules allow any one senator to delay a final vote for days.


Virus Relief Risks Being Slowed By A Few GOP Senators …
The Senate is under tremendous pressure to send President Donald Trump a bill passed by the House to help Americans deal with the coronavirus outbreak, but complaints from a few GOP lawmakers and …