WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.s. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday Senate Republicans will shortly introduce a new coronavirus relief program to address health, economic assistance and schools.
Speaking on the Senate floor, McConnell said the package would include direct payments to Americans of $1200 each, and help for the unemployed.
It would also include ‘strong legal liability protection,’ over $100 billion for schools, more money for a small business program, and a program to incentivize manufacturing of personal protective equipment in the United States.
Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Editing by Sandra Maler
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