Democrats say ‘last-minute’ package, which now heads to Senate, falls short of US needs Epidemiologist predicts second post-pandemic ‘roaring 20s’After months of Washington gridlock, Congress began moving a $900bn pandemic relief package, finally delivering long-sought cash to businesses and individuals as well as resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths.Lawmakers tacked on thousands of pages of other end-of-session business in a burst of legislation as Capitol Hill is set to close down for the year. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/21/covid-relief-bill-stimulus-checks-congress-republicans-democrats
Author : Ed Pilkington in New York and Daniel Strauss in Washington
Publish date : 2020-12-22 02:18:54
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