House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pledged swift action on new legislation boosting stimulus payments for individuals to $2,000, urging Republicans to join Democrats in meeting a last-minute demand from President Donald Trump that threw a historic pandemic relief package into doubt.
WASHINGTON — Congress passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Dec. 21 that would finally deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
The House released the text of a massive 5,593-page package of legislation that combines pandemic relief with a bill to fund government operations just hours before lawmakers were set to cast their votes on Dec. 21.December 20, 2020
Top congressional leaders are closing in on an agreement on a long-delayed COVID-19 relief package, hoping to seal a deal as early as Dec. 16.
The Democratic and Republican lawmakers working on a compromise pandemic relief plan delivered a more detailed summary of their proposal Dec. 9 but haven’t yet resolved the deadlock over a business liability shield and aid to state and local governments.December 9, 2020
Bipartisan negotiators on a $908 billion pandemic relief package are planning to unveil more details of their proposal Dec. 7, aiming to settle on language that can satisfy enough Republicans and Democrats to secure passage of one final tranche of COVID-19 aid before Congress breaks for the year.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House and Senate unveiled a $908 billion stimulus proposal Dec. 1 in an effort to break a monthslong impasse that is threatening to tip the economy back into contraction.December 1, 2020
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is trying to revive stalled stimulus talks with congressional Democrats, the first sign in weeks of possible movement on virus relief in the waning days of the Trump administration.
The Trump administration is stepping back from negotiations on a new stimulus package and leaving it to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to revive long-stalled talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, according to people familiar with the situation.November 12, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing a 2021 legislative agenda with two “great, big initiatives” — expanding health care access and rebuilding American infrastructure — that are longtime Democratic priorities aligned with Joe Biden’s platform and taking on fresh urgency in the COVID-19 crisis.