Your House and Senate passed a $900 billion coronavirus relief expense and a $1.4 trillion federal government financing step Monday night after months of gridlock on Capitol Hill.
Why it matters: The bill’s passage comes previously many of the existing coronavirus relief procedures were set to end on January 1. It also staves off a government shutdown.
The huge picture: While the plan is roughly half the size of the $2.2 trillion CARES Act Congress passed in March, it is still among the most expensive rescue bundles in modern-day history.
- Democratic leaders, who pulled back substantially from their previous push for another $2 trillion bi