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Update: Trump Signs Stimulus Bill With Billions, Potentially, for Construction

March 27, 2020

Via: ENR

President Donald Trump has signed the massive measure approved by Congress aimed at helping laid-off workers, financially strapped companies and a stressed health care system as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Final congressional action came on March 27, when the House passed the bill by voice vote. President Trump signed it a short time later.

Two days earlier, the Senate cleared the package on a 96-0 vote.

Under the final version—the product of a bipartisan Senate-White House agreement announced early on March 25—billions of dollars could go for infrastructure or other construction, including hospitals, airports and transit systems.

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