PBS NewsHour

State, local workers: Federal aid not 'a red or blue issue'

Clip: 05/06/2020 | 4m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

Congress is divided over whether the next coronavirus relief bill should fund cities and states reeling from the economic impact of the pandemic. Democrats and some Republicans cite governors and mayors who say aid is needed to stave off additional layoffs, but Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others call such funding “Blue State Bailouts.” Here’s what some state and municipal workers think.

Aired: 05/06/20

Rating: NR

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