Congress passes massive ‘first step’ in pandemic relief with $900B package

‘It’s a first step, and we will need to do more,’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says

By: - December 21, 2020 10:56 pm

Demonstrators demanding congressional legislation on unemployment protest outside U.S. Sen. John N. Kennedy’s office Sept. 1. (Photo provided by Step Up Louisiana)

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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.