COVID-19 Legislative Action

Last updated    4/21/2020    3:57:10 PM 

Latest from the Regional/County GOVERNMENT

Latest from the California State GOVERNMENT

Latest from the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

  • March 27: House of representatives passed $2 trillion stimulus package on March 27, which includes:
    • Support for large and small businesses impacted by COVID
    • Direct payment to low- and middle-income families
    • Support for paid leave for employees, even for temporarily closed businesses
    • Increased aid for workers who have been laid off or had hours or wages cut
    • Expansion of unemployment benefits to extend insurance by13 weeks and a 4-month enhancement of other benefits
    • $130 billion in aid for hospitals
    • $150 billion for some state and local governments
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