Review of Proposed ‘‘Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’’ or the ‘‘CARES Act’’

In an effort to response to the widespread health and economic issues associated with the coronavirus pandemic, Congress has been working on legislative responses.  This is the second major stimulus bill, an initiative led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.  The bill provides roughly $1 trillion in economic stimulus; more once tax impacts are included.

The attached document contains comments on particular provisions, as input to the process of improving the targeting and efficiency of the bill.