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The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives and our economy. No one understands that better than America’s working people.

By now, the numbers are numbing. Months into the coronavirus pandemic, more than 100,000 people in the U.S. are dead and 1.55 million have tested positive.

Democratic leaders were told to hold firm on the Paycheck Protection Act, or PPP, where a "fix" piece of legislation is apparently scheduled for a vote in coming days.
Big business,is using the coronavirus pandemic as a cover: Protecting itself against lawsuits.

AFSA has joined other unions in a push for the $3.6 billion in the House Democrats’ stimulus bill to pay states to establish vote-by-mail systems – and the measure’s mandate they do so.

However, the unions, plus wide public support for the idea across the country, might not be enough to sway either GOP President Donald Trump or the overwhelming majority of the Senate’s ruling Republicans. Both Trump and the solons fear that the more people vote, as Trump put, the more the Republicans lose at the polls.

With the average public school more than 50 years old, we have reached a critical juncture to fulfill the need to update and make safer our 100,000 public K–12 school facilities across the country.