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Capito hopeful coronavirus aid compromise can be reached

August 20th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Lawmakers from both parties are growing increasingly worried by the stalemate over a coronavirus aid package, but internal divisions on each side are complicating their efforts to propose new measures. In the Senate, Republicans are hoping to vote on a cheaper, pared-down version of the aid bill they unveiled last month. The new proposal, referred to as the skinny bill, is expected to cost about half of the earlier $1 trillion legislation, in an effort to appease GOP senators worried about the price tag.. West Virginia Senator Shelly Moore Capito remains hopeful a compromise can be found…

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