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How the HEALS Act compares to the HEROES Act

How the HEALS Act compares to the HEROES Act. (via @CNBCMakeIt)

8/1/2020 5:32:00 AM

How the HEALS Act compares to the HEROES Act. (via CNBCMakeIt)

Two proposals — one from the House, one from the Senate — take vastly different approaches to coronavirus stimulus.

, Monday night, their starting point for negotiations for the next coronavirus relief bill.Included in the HEALS Act are provisions for another stimulus check, more money for small businesses and liability protections for companies that bring workers back to the office during the pandemic.

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The HEALS Act comes months after House Democrats introduced the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions, or HEROES, Act, their coronavirus stimulus wishlist. While the HEALS Act would cost around $1 trillion, theHEROES Act clocks in at $3 trillion

and includes provisions for hazard pay for essential workers and housing relief, among other measures not included in the Senate's bill.Now, Congress will negotiate and try to strike a balance between the two bills. Here's a rundown of some of the main similarities and differences between the HEALS Act and HEROES Act.

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MakeIt Let’s put em together and do the Get REAL Act! MakeIt I like the heroes act more, based on this article but I just don’t agree with the stimulus amount for dependents being 1200. Maybe like half that. Taxes already give benefits for dependents, and this is on top of child care stuff in both acts of congress.

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