CARES Act statement

12/22/20

COVID-19 Stimulus Package Underwhelms After Months of Negotiations

THE LEAGUE APPLAUDS BIPARTISAN SUPPORT AND URGES CONGRESS TO CONSIDER MORE RELIEF ….. “While we are pleased that this bi-partisan agreement will accelerate vaccine distribution and support small businesses, $600 stimulus checks are an insult to Americans hurting during this pandemic. The insinuation is that something is better than nothing and that is unacceptable. This holiday season, people out of work or underemployed are struggling to provide for their families and need greater support from their federal government. We expect legislators in the new Congress to do right by American families. Read more

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