Senate Passed Relief Bill
John Rice, NSA CEO
Washington, DC, March 26, 2020—Late Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the Senate passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package providing aid to businesses, workers, and health care systems, suffering from the huge economic effects caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The unanimous vote came with misgivings on both sides regarding whether the rescue went too far, or not far enough, and ended days of partisan negotiations that caused a delay until Wednesday night.
The 880-page bill is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was clearly somber and exhausted ...