Coronavirus USA Updates: Western states request $1 trillion

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Coronavirus USA Updates: Western states request $1 trillion
Coronavirus USA Updates: Western states request $1 trillion

Five western states on Monday sent a letter to congressional leaders requesting $1 trillion in relief for core government services.

The letter is signed by the governors of California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada and Colorado, as well as legislative leaders from those states.

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“Without federal support, states and cities will be forced to make impossible decisions — like whether to fund critical public healthcare that will help us recover,” the letter said.

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The governors added, “This aid would preserve core government services like public health, public safety, public education and help people get back to work.”

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