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$1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package bashed by Kemp as backers stress benefits
Brian Kemp
Gov. Brian Kemp speaks with reporters outside Amazon’s new warehouse in Gwinnett County on Sept. 1, 2020. - photo by Beau Evans, Capitol Beat News Service
Dubbed the “American Rescue Plan,” the latest relief package would divvy up $195 billion to state governments based on how many people are unemployed in each state, departing from the formula in previous COVID-19 packages that distributed relief based on population.