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Second COVID-19 bill will contain more money for unemployment

Posted at 7:08 AM, Dec 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-04 10:13:13-05

A second COVID-19 relief bill could offer help to Americans as early as next week.

The $900 billion bill includes $300 in weekly federal unemployment benefits and $160 billion in state and local aid.

However the bill doesn't include another round of stimulus checks.

Democratic leaders say they're hoping to get it passed by the end of next week.

Both House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer say they'll back a bipartisan plan.