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New York, New Jersey Among Four States Seeking $100 Billion Aid

  • Plea to Trump and congressional leaders as virus hits budgets
  • Coalition of states represent 16% of the U.S. economy
Phil Murphy during a news conference in Trenton on March 16.
Phil Murphy during a news conference in Trenton on March 16.Photographer: David Dee Delgado/Bloomberg
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The governors of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania urged the federal government to consider a fiscal stimulus of at least $100 billion in direct cash to all four states to help cover costs related to coronavirus response operations.