U.S. Senate GOP emergency relief plan leaves out direct aid to states

By: - September 8, 2020 6:30 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was expected to unveil the details of the Republicans' proposal for extending jobless benefits but adjourned without doing so. (Jan. 23, 2020, photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says lawmakers made headway on negotiations toward a new COVID-19 relief package. (Jan. 23, 2020, photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Allison Stevens
Allison Stevens

Allison Stevens is a Washington correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes Kansas Reflector.

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