Republican lawmakers say that this bill provides for a lot of spending. He said that no amount has been arranged for opening of schools.
US President Joe Biden
The US House of Representative in the US on Saturday approved the $ 1900 billion Coronavirus Relief Package Bill. Through this package by President Joe Biden, financial assistance will be provided to the people, businesses, states and cities facing the crisis due to the Covid-19 epidemic. The bill was passed by 219 votes against 212 in the House of Representatives.
Democrat MPs said that even now the economy has not fully recovered and the jobs of lakhs of people have lost their jobs. Republican lawmakers said that the bill provides for a lot of spending. He said that not much money has been made to open schools.
Death toll crosses 5 lakhs
Kevill McCarthy, the leader of the minority in the House, said that my colleagues are calling this bill a bold step but it is just a show. The amount has not been properly allocated in this. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi said that after the enactment of the law, the minimum wage will also increase.
America is among the worst affected countries in the world by Corona. This week the figure of those who lost their lives in Corona crossed 500,000. This figure is the largest figure of any country in the world. Along with health, Corona has also hurt America deeply. Unemployment is close to 10 percent. 10 million people lost their jobs during the epidemic.
What is special in the package
For America, this package is the third relief spending package of the epidemic. Although this is slightly smaller than the $ 2 trillion package of then President Donald Trump in March last year, but America has high hopes from it. Let’s see what is special in this relief package,
– Direct assistance of $ 1400 will be provided per person.
– Jobless Benefits will be extended to the end of August to help more than 11 million unemployed.
– Parents of children younger than 18 years will be given monthly benefits for one year.
Corona testing and vaccination will be increased with the help of $ 70 billion.
Financial assistance will be provided to help reopen schools and universities.
– Grants have been arranged for small businesses and other targeted industries.
Funds will be provided to local governments.
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