COVID-19 Relief Bill Advances, Dealing With Job Loss

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters before the House votes to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

A $1.9 trillion economic relief bill is making its way through Congress. We talk about what’s in, what’s out, and how key lawmakers are making up their minds. We also talk about how a job loss can affect our identity and how to keep a positive mindset.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Steven Smith Guest
  • Mindi Thompson Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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