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Democrats Prepare To Pass COVID-19 Bill

On Friday, House Democrats are preparing to pass the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. While the bill is set to include stimulus payments and more funding for testing and vaccination, an increase to the minimum wage is a no-go with Senate Parliamentarian ruling out the proposal.

NPR congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell joins us to discuss.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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