Pocan on ‘UpFront’ says COVID-19 relief package ‘missing a lot’

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U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Town of Vermont, says the COVID-19 relief package negotiated by House and Senate leaders was "missing a lot," including more robust support for state and local governments.
In an interview done before congressional leaders announced a final deal, Pocan said he had wanted to see "more support for people in general."
The final $900 billion deal includes checks of up to $600 for adults, a $300 boost in unemployment benefits for 11 weeks through mid-March, small business aid, and money for schools, hospitals and vaccine distribution.
It doesn't include the liability protect...

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