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The $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill also includes a provision that'll help you save on pads and tampons

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A $2 trillion spending bill to rescue the economy and the healthcare industry from the coronavirus pandemic passed the US Senate last night. It's now headed to the House.
A provision in the bill would let people use health savings accounts and flexible spending account to pay for menstrual products, something that currently isn't allowed.
You can put money from your paycheck into those accounts without paying taxes on it, effectively making it cheaper to buy menstrual products.
The provision extends to pads, tampons, cups, sponges, and liners.
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Movie-theater owners are optimistic that the $2 trillion stimulus bill will help their industry as it feels the impact of the coronavirus

Movie-theater owners are optimistic that the $2 trillion stimulus bill will help their industry as it feels the impact of the coronavirus

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Senate passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill on Wednesday to aid struggling businesses and boost the economy during the coronavirus pandemic. It awaits passage by the House and President Trump's signature.
The National Association of Theater Owners is confident the bill will aid movie theaters, which have closed across the US, leaving thousands of theater employees out of work.
Included in the bill are provisions such as expanded unemployment benefits and a $454 billion loan guarantee.
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Pelosi forecasts House OK of Senate's $2.2T virus aid plan

Pelosi forecasts House OK of Senate's $2.2T virus aid plan

13 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ANDREW TAYLOR
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the massive $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic relief bill approved by the Senate will pass the House on Friday with “strong bipartisan support.”
Pelosi spoke to reporters at the Capitol on Thursday a day after the Senate unanimously approved the measure.
The package comes to the House as fresh evidence emerges that the economy is in a recession. The government reported 3.3 million new weekly unemployment claims, four times the previous record.
“We will have a victory tomorrow for America's workers,” Pelosi said, praising the...
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Watch live: Nancy Pelosi speaks ahead of House vote on $2 trillion coronavirus relief package

13 days ago   |   By CNBC

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds her weekly press briefing Thursday, a day after the Senate passed a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill in response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
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Senate sends House $2 trillion coronavirus bill; vote expected Friday

13 days ago   |   By Reuters

The U.S. Senate's unanimous passage of an estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill sent the unprecedented economic rescue legislation to the House of Representatives, whose leaders hope to pass it on Friday.
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Senate sends House $2 trillion coronavirus bill; vote expected Friday

13 days ago   |   By Reuters

The U.S. Senate's unanimous passage of an estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill sent the unprecedented economic rescue legislation to the House of Representatives, whose leaders hope to pass it on Friday.
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Coronavirus aid package forces mid-sized companies to agree not to break up unions or outsource jobs if they want a slice of the $2 trillion stimulus

Coronavirus aid package forces mid-sized companies to agree not to break up unions or outsource jobs if they want a slice of the $2 trillion stimulus

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The United States Senate passed a stimulus package meant to bail out US businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
The stimulus package , if passed by the House of Representatives, would set aside $2 trillion in coronavirus-related aid, including financial relief for large companies and small businesses, state and local governments, and hospitals.
The stimulus package included several rules for mid-sized businesses receiving aid.
Loan recipients must agree to "remain neutral in any union organizing effort for the term of the loan."
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Senate passes $2.2T coronavirus aid plan, House votes Friday

13 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ANDREW TAYLOR
WASHINGTON - The Senate passed a mammoth $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic, an unprecedented response amid record new jobless claims and mounting evidence that the economy is in a recession.
The unanimous Senate vote late Wednesday came despite misgivings on both sides about whether it goes too far or not far enough and capped days of difficult negotiations as Washington confronted a national challenge unlike it has ever faced.
Thursday brought grim economic news as the...
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