Congress seals the deal on emergency relief after dispute over Fed lending settled

By: - December 21, 2020 7:01 am
U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. | Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead via Flickr Public Domain

U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. | Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead via Flickr Public Domain

WASHINGTON — A deal on a coronavirus relief package finally emerged on Sunday night, after members of Congress resolved a days-long impasse over a provision sought by U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania to ensure that several temporary Federal Reserve lending programs will end this year.

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Wisconsin Examiner. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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