U.S. lawmakers look for path ahead on billions in restaurant, small business aid

House approves bill with $42B in restaurant aid and $13B for other hard-hit industries and small businesses

By: - April 13, 2022 4:30 am
mother and child wait for food at a restaurant

A mother and her children wait for their food at Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant on April 27, 2020, in Franklin, Tennessee. Tennessee was one of the first states to reopen restaurants after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.