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$2T COVID-19 package prioritizes relief for workers, small businesses

The federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has included three aid packages so far. Trump first signed an emergency supplemental spending bill March 6 making available more than $7 billion in federal assistance to government health officials and to support the development of a vaccine. He also signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act March 18, which expanded family and medical leave and guaranteed paid sick leave for certain U.S. workers.

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