The highly contentious election polarized elected officials on a relief bill. Now that campaigning has ended, it seems that everyone finally agrees... the pandemic is not over; relief is needed.
In a meeting with our team and FL constituents, Rick Scott's senior counsel told us that Senator Scott thinks a relief bill needs to be passed immediately and that it should include unemployment provisions (he called for 100% wage replacement), an eviction moratorium, and more. He also thinks it needs to be a long term solution because the pandemic will not be over soon. We were surprised to hear this out of his office considering how opposed he has been to spending. This gives us hope.
Senator Mitch McConnell has also come out and reversed course on his earlier statement that he didn't think relief should happen until January. Yesterday he said we need a relief bill before the end of the year. He called it