The Senate overwhelmingly passed Wednesday a sweeping bill from the House of Representatives to provide billions of dollars in emergency aid as the U.S. and Americans combat the spread of the new coronavirus.
The Senate’s 90-8 vote on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act sends the package to Trump, who is expected to quickly sign off on the measure.
It includes free COVID-19 testing, paid family and sick leave for many Americans who otherwise lack the benefit. It applies to employees who work for companies who have between 50 and 500 employees. Companies below the lower employee threshold can
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