Senator Jason Isaacson votes for $217 million COVID-19 relief package

SAINT PAUL, Minn.— In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minnesota Senate convened the seventh special session of the year where they passed a $217 million COVID-19 relief package. The package includes a 13-week extension of unemployment benefits and direct grants for businesses across the state. After voting in favor of this bill, Senator Jason Isaacson released the following statement:

“The package passed today will provide critical support for Minnesotans who have experienced the devastating impact of COVID-19, ” said Senator Jason Isaacson. “Minnesotans across the state are hurting, and we have an obligation to ensure working families, small businesses and those experiencing unemployment have the support and resources necessary to navigate this pandemic. By all of us working together, Minnesota’s COVID-19 trends appear to be stabilizing. It is crucial we continue down this path and prepare for the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on our communities.”

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Jason Isaacson represents Senate District 42 which includes Arden Hills, Gem Lake, Little Canada, Mounds View, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights, and parts of Roseville, Spring Lake Park, and Blaine.

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