Bipartisan Negotiators Reach Deal For Roughly $8 Billion For Coronavirus Response

March 4, 2020 - 2:45pm EST
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House and Senate leaders agreed on an emergency funding bill totaling about $8 billion to address the coronavirus outbreak. The bipartisan measure could pass both chambers of Congress this week.

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