Thompson Issues Statement on Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act by a voice vote. The bill includes an expansion of unemployment insurance, relief and resources for health care providers, and more. Following the vote, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson issued the following statement:
“Given the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Americans need assurances from the federal government. Today we took a giant step toward providing what certainty we can. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act delivers resources to save lives, save jobs, and save the American economy. Together, with the Trump Administration, state and local leaders, the private sector, and most importantly our neighbors and communities, we will continue to support American families during this challenging time and we will prevail."
For more information on efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit thompson.house.gov.