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House Democrats Release $2.2 Trillion Update to HEROES Act Relief Bill

House Democrats on Monday unveiled a $2.2 trillion update to their HEROES Act relief bill that is designed to provide funding to schools, small businesses, restaurants, airlines, and other industries. The $3.4 trillion HEROES Act passed in May, but it included a number of provisions that were rejected by GOP senators and the White House, including providing nearly $1 trillion in funding to cities and states, $600-per-week unemployment benefits, some Election Day measures, and more. "It has been more than four months since House Democrats sent the GOP Senate $3.4 trillion in desperately needed coronavirus relief grounded in science and data, and Leader (Mitch) McRead More From Source

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