There is a war going on in Congress right now. Some may say too little, too late. The war is the push and pull between Senate Republicans & House Democrats on the issue of continued aid to the American people, and the states with the ongoing crisis that is COVID-19. The American public is reeling from the ramifications of the crisis and all that has come from it – mass unemployment, a grinding halt to economic productivity, and the revealing of structural issues that were here long before the crisis, which the crisis has only shone a light on. Today, we are going to discuss the HEALS Act, the Senate Republicans response to the growing need to answer the moment that is now.
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- Summary of the HEALS Act – https://www.forbes.com/
sites/ryanderousseau/2020/07/ 27/republicans-release- stimulus-bill-proposal-titled- heals-act-1200-checks-cuts-to- unemployment-payments/# 7ab7caa05fa4https://www.cnet.com/personal- finance/heals-act-senate- stimulus-bill-offers-1200- check-and-other-benefits-how- they-could-help-monday/
- Analysis of the HEALS Act –https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/heals-act-senate-stimulus-bill-offers-1200-check-and-other-benefits-how-they-could-help-monday/
- Virus Stimulus: How the GOP and Democratic Plans Compare https://www.wsj.com/articles/coronavirus-relief-how-the-republican-and-democratic-plans-compare-11595934002
- Summary of provisions within the HEALS Act – https://www.acenet.edu/Documents/HEALS-Act-Short-Summary.pdf