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Leaders in the House and Senate reach deal on new pandemic relief bill

Leaders in the House and Senate reach deal on new pandemic relief bill - Bent Corner

Leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate reached a deal late yesterday on a new pandemic relief bill. It will cost around $900 billion to implement, less than half of the $2 trillion CARES act cost back in March. What’s in the new pandemic relief bill? The agreed-upon deal includes the following: …

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Maryland’s broken unemployment insurance system

On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  One of the things the CARES Act does is provide unemployment insurance benefits to gig workers unable to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. People like me. Each individual state handles unemployment insurance benefits. There are 50 individual …

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