1. Coronavirus stimulus: US Rep. Richard Neal stresses need for stability in face of ‘economic contagion’

    Coronavirus stimulus: US Rep. Richard Neal stresses need for stability in face of ‘economic contagion’

    U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., one of the authors of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package passed and signed into law Friday, doesn’t like thinking of it as a stimulus bill. Instead, the Springfield Democrat described it during an interview with reporters Saturday as a relief and stabilization bill — a confidence boost in the face of what he now thinks of as an “economic contagion.”

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    1. The people on the front lines are the major concerns right now.
    2. If I'm hunching, I would say there is another stimulus check going forward.
    3. This would be far worse if we didn't get his money into the hands of people who need it right now. That was the consideration.
    4. It's a reminder that the emergency room is not the best way to get health care.
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