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The Senate just passed a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. Here’s what’s in it.

The Senate just passed a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. Here’s what’s in it.

The Senate on Wednesday evening passed a massive $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package targeting relief toward America’s workers, hospitals, industries, and state and local governments. The legislation, which was approved via a unanimous 96-0 vote, now heads to the House, which is expected to vote on it this Friday. “We’re going to pass this bipartisan…
The House just passed a bill guaranteeing free coronavirus testing and emergency paid sick leave

The House just passed a bill guaranteeing free coronavirus testing and emergency paid sick...

The House of Representatives voted Saturday morning to approve a bill aimed at easing the economic toll the novel coronavirus has on individuals, but the Senate won’t be able to take it up until at least Monday, because Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has sent senators home for the weekend. Despite this, the bill —…
The House just passed a $1.4 trillion spending deal — taking a major step to avoid a government shutdown

The House just passed a $1.4 trillion spending deal — taking a major step...

The House has officially passed a set of 12 spending bills, bringing Congress one step closer to avoiding a repeat of last year’s holiday shutdown. The bills, approved as part of two packages, now head over to the Senate, which is expected to pass them later this week before leaving for recess. President Donald Trump…
The House just passed a bill to close the gender pay gap

The House just passed a bill to close the gender pay gap

House Democrats easily passed the Paycheck Fairness Act on Wednesday — their latest in a long series of attempts to make sure women and men are paid equally. The final vote was 242-187. Democrats were joined by seven Republicans. To give you a sense of how long bill author Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) has been…

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