The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $100 billion bill to boost testing for the coronavirus and to guarantee paid sick leave for millions of workers impacted by the outbreak. Now, lawmakers are working on a $1 trillion dollar economic stimulus package on top of that. WGBH News Morning Edition host Joe Mathieu spoke with New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen to learn more about the Senates response to the pandemic. The transcript below has been edited for clarity. Joe Mathieu: First, Im curious how members of Congress are conducting business in this whole time of social distancing. We know now that two members of the House have tested positive. It cant be easy getting this done in close quarters. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Well, everybodys working remotely....
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NH Senator Jeanne Shaheen On How Congress Is Working To Support American Families During Coronavirus