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Information on the Federal Economic Relief Package

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On Friday, March 27, President Donald Trump signed into law a $2 trillion economic stimulus package known as the CARES Act to provide relief to residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis. Below, please find a frequently asked questions resource that aims to provide clarity on how you or your business may benefit from this bill.

For outstanding questions, please contact the district offices of Congresswoman Katherine Clark and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley. All district staff are fielding constituent inquiries.

  • District Office of Congresswoman Katherine Clark: (617) 354-0292
  • District Office of Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley: Phone (617) 850-0040

The New York Times and The Washington Posts have substantial Q&A’s that provide in-depth information on the details of the bill. Paywalls have been removed for both pieces to increase access for readers.

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