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Update / Pandemic: Congress sends $1.9 trillion stimulus bill to President Biden

March 15, 2021
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“It will help the senior citizen in Seaside who needs a vaccine but doesn't have access to the internet," Bonamici said in a statement. "It will help the new mom and her husband, both paramedics, who don’t have access to paid family leave and can’t afford child care. It will help restaurants like a beloved Portland eatery that has been shut down for months but could finally reopen thanks to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. It will help school leaders in districts big and small who want to bring students back to classrooms but don't have the funding to do so safely. It will help the arts industry worker in Portland who has relied on unemployment benefits since last June and can't afford to lose them now. I’ve fought hard for this aid based on these and so many other compelling stories, and am grateful the American Rescue Plan will now become law.”