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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Congress Sends Coronavirus Response Funding Bill to White House

Congress has sent President Trump an $8.3 billion emergency funding bill to combat the coronavirus.

The bill, H.R. 6074 (116) includes almost $6.5 billion to the Department of Health and Human Services, nearly $1.3 billion to the State Department, and $20 million to the Small Business Administration. A portion of these funds is intended to aid state and local response to the virus that has sickened more than 160 people in more than a dozen states.

Contact: Jon Moran, Senior Legislative Analyst, jmoran@njlm.org, 609-695-3481 x121.


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