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Democrats are demanding at least $500 billion in additional emergency coronavirus relief spending to aid hospitals, state governments and shore up food stamps

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Top congressional Democrats are calling for $500 billion in emergency coronavirus relief spending to aid hospitals, state governments, and the food stamp program.
It comes after the Trump administration sought another $250 billion in additional funding for an initiative benefiting small business owners.
Democrats suggested they might tie additional conditions on federal aid to small businesses so it benefits underserved communities.
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Democrats want additions to Trump's $250bn emergency virus aid

Democrats want additions to Trump's $250bn emergency virus aid

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Democrats outline priorities as Trump demands swift passage of aid request for small businesses hurt by coronavirus.
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Democrats want additions to Trump $250B emergency virus aid

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democratic leaders proposed Wednesday adding hundreds of billions of dollars for health care, state and local governments, and food stamps to $250 billion in fresh emergency aid President Donald Trump wants to help small businesses weather the coronavirus epidemic.
Trump requested an additional $250 billion for a just-launched small businesses payroll program and is looking to secure congressional passage this week. For that he will need Democratic support.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer outlined their own priorities in a...
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