Find out how Kansas Senators voted today on the $2 trillion stimulus bill designed to provide relief from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Senate today voted on the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill that would provide direct payments to most Americans, expand unemployment benefits and vaccine distribution, among other relief measures. Kansas Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran both voted in favor of the bill.
How Did Kansas Senators Vote Today on the Stimulus Bill?
The Kansas Senators both voted against the Stimulus Bill that was presented to the Senate today. This vote was mainly due to the fact that the Bill did not include enough funding for the state of Kansas. The Senators felt that their constituents would not be getting the proper amount of financial relief if the Bill was passed.
Both of Kansas’ Senators, Republicans Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts, voted in favor of the $2 trillion stimulus bill that was passed by the Senate this afternoon. The vote was 96-0. This bill now goes to the House where it is expected to pass tomorrow.
The Stimulus Bill
The $2 trillion stimulus bill, which is the largest relief package in U.S. history, was approved by the Senate on Tuesday and now heads to the House for a final vote. The legislation will provide much-needed relief to individuals and businesses across the country that have been impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Here’s how Kansas’ two senators voted on the bill:
Sen. Jerry Moran (R): Yes
Sen. Pat Roberts (R): Yes
After hours of debate, the Senate has finally voted on the stimulus bill. Here’s how Kansas Senators voted:
Rob Portman (R) – Yes
Pat Toomey (R) – No