• Lawmakers Are Locked in COVID-19 Aid Talks

    13 days ago - By Newser

    Lawmakers participating in rare weekend talks on a huge coronavirus relief measure reported progress on Saturday, as political pressure mounts to restore a newly expired $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit and send funding to help schools reopen, the AP reports. "This was the longest meeting we had and it was more...
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  • Negotiators report progress in coronavirus aid talks

    Negotiators report progress in coronavirus aid talks

    13 days ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - Lawmakers participating in rare weekend talks on a huge coronavirus relief measure reported progress on Saturday, as political pressure mounts to restore a newly expired $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit and send funding to help schools reopen.
    “This was the longest meeting we had and it was more productive than the other meetings,” said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. “We're not close yet, but it was a productive discussion - now each side knows where they're at.”
    Schumer spoke alongside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after meeting for three...
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