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Senate GOP coronavirus bill aids U.S. transit, airports but loans not cash for airlines

Reuters Monday, 23 March 2020
A Senate Republican coronavirus stimulus package would provide financial aid to U.S. airports, transit systems and passenger railroad Amtrak, but $50 billion for struggling U.S. airlines would be a loan not a cash payout, according to a copy of the proposal seen by Reuters.
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