The House approved the Heroes Act in a 208-199 vote. The Heroes Act is a critical $3 trillion-dollar rescue for front line workers, cities, states, and small businesses. Read the article below to learn more about the Heroes Act.
The U.S. House late Friday approved a massive, $3 trillion coronavirus spending package that would, among other things, provide a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks, $200 billion in hazard pay for essential workers – including those at Electric Boat shipyards– and extend the federal $600-per-week unemployment benefits for six more months. The Heroes Act, was approved on a 208-199 vote, with the unanimous support of Connecticut’s House members, all Democrats.