Congress close to emergency relief deal including direct payments, added unemployment benefits

Aid for state and local governments and lawsuit protections for businesses likely out

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A view of the U.S. Capitol in October 2012. (Architect of the Capitol)

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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 Colorado Newsline. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.