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Federal Tax and Budget Response Team Zoom Meeting with U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries on Federal COVID Relief

April 29, 2020

During the call, the Congressman affirmed our shared priorities, including providing $500 billion for state aid, increasing SNAP benefits and eligibility, assisting nonprofits such as by ensuring greater access to the Paycheck Protection Program, enhancing rental assistance, and the Congressman announced that he’s working with Governor Cuomo to ramp up testing in African-American and Latino communities by using churches and places of worship in those communities as a network of possible testing sites.

Please see Congressman Jeffries’ recorded webinar here.

LIVE COVID-19 UPDATES: FPWA’s fiscal policy team is currently monitoring Congress’s relief response. Be sure to check FPWA’s COVID-19 Resource Page for analysis, calls to action, and more.