Congress close to emergency relief deal including direct payments, added unemployment benefits

Aid for state and local governments unlikely to be included

By: - December 16, 2020 5:50 pm

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Louisiana Illuminator. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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