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President Trump Signs Three Pieces of Legislation to Help Americans During COVID-19 Crisis

Three pieces of legislation have been passed and signed into law by President Trump in response to the public health crisis that has hit The United States.

Coronavirus Preparedness & Response Supplemental

-Funding to increase testing, support treatments, and invests in vaccine treatment
-Resources to purchase essential medical equipment/supplies, and for the CDC, NIH, and state and local response efforts

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

-Free testing for individuals who need to be tested
-Paid sick and medical leave for workers
-Emergency nutritional assistance
-Protections and relief for small businesses
-Increased access to telehealth

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

-Sends a direct payment to the American people
-Expands unemployment benefits for four months
-Makes emergency resources available to small businesses
-Stabilizes key national industries
-Provides relief and resources for healthcare providers
-Invests in new medicines and vaccines

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