Enhanced unemployment benefits are set to expire on Friday, yet Congress continues to debate what will be included in the upcoming coronavirus relief bill.
The GOP is reportedly looking at a “Plan B” amid stalled talks over the next coronavirus relief package. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) confirmed the move on Wednesday and noted there’s no consensus on what an alternative would look like just yet.
Congressional Democrats are attempting to extend the federal moratorium on evictions. On Wednesday, Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) claimed millions would lose their homes if Republicans did not grant the extension.