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Congress Votes to Extend Paycheck Protection Program

A proposal to extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) through the end of May has passed the Senate by a vote of 92-7. 

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American Rescue Plan Act Provides Coronavirus Relief

President Biden has signed legislation that funds another round of assistance as the nation copes with the health and economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. 

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President Signs Amended COVID-19 Relief Legislation

President Biden has signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act one day after the House of Representatives voted to pass the amended package. 

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House Passes Amended COVID-19 Relief Bill

Following Senate passage, the House of Representatives has passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19. 

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House Passes COVID-19 Relief Bill

The House of Representatives has passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19. 

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Legislation Introduced to Aid Struggling Defined Benefit Plans

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) has introduced in the initial days of the 117th Congress the Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act (EPPRA) of 2021. 

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Spending Bill Contains Coronavirus Relief

On December 21, 2020, Congress passed additional measures to provide economic relief from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. On December 27, 2020, it was signed into law. 

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COVID Relief and Government Funding Legislation Delayed

Legislation for a new round of economic relief for victims of the COVID-19 pandemic and extend funding for federal government agencies remains in pending status.

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Congress Approves Additional COVID Relief

Agreement reached on a new round of economic relief for victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tax Benefits for Retirement Distributions for LTC Insurance

Proposed legislation would permit tax-free retirement savings distributions of up to $2,500 per year—indexed for inflation—that are used to purchase long-term care insurance.

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