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A Win for the American People

House Republicans ensure more help for families, workers and small businesses

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Washington, December 23, 2020 | comments

This week, after months of delay by Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats, Congress finally passed a much-needed COVID-19 relief package. Even though Republicans have been negotiating in good faith for months, Speaker Pelosi admitted she delayed passage in order to score political points.

But now, thanks to hard work by House Republicans, more help is on the way! This package will provide a lifeline to workers and small businesses, help reopen the economy, make Operation Warp Speed vaccines available, and much more.

Highlights from the COVID Relief Deal

This bill will…

  • Provide $325 billion to extend the successful Paycheck Protection Program and support small businesses.
  • Provide $28 billion in funding for vaccine production and distribution.
  • Include $82 billion for the Education Stabilization Fund to help schools safely reopen.
  • Provide $13 billion in direct assistance for farmers and ranchers.
  • Distribute direct payments to the American people.
  • Ban surprise medical bills.
  • Include tax relief for American families. 
  • Assist local hospitals and doctors and provide funding for rural healthcare providers.
  • Protect against unemployment fraud.
  • Provide funds for substance abuse and mental health services. 
  • Help to support struggling airlines and the thousands of furloughed airline workers.
  • Include pro-life provisions to ensure taxpayer dollars are not used for abortions or abortion services.
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