Skip to content
Subscriber Only

Virus Aid Includes $17 Billion for Airlines: Congress Update

  • Proposals exchanged with additional negotiations expected
  • Check here for the latest on Congress and coronavirus aid
Pelosi And McConnell Fan Stimulus Hopes With 2020 Clock Running Out
Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg
Updated on

Congressional leaders are still haggling over the final details of nearly $900 billion in coronavirus aid as staff members try to write the legislative language needed for House and Senate votes this week.

If the aid deal, combined with a spending bill needed to fund the government, isn’t ready to get a vote in both chambers by Friday, another stopgap measure will be needed to avert a partial government shutdown after midnight Friday.