Joint Statement on COVID Relief Bill

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Raleigh, N.C. — Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and Senate Minority Leader Dan Blue (D-Wake) issued the following joint statement regarding the consensus COVID-19 relief bill, which passed the Senate by a 48–0 margin:

“Today’s consensus vote is the product of weeks of good-faith negotiations. It is the first step in what will be a lengthy road to recovery, and we appreciate the positive, collaborative spirit in which all sides approached this. We’ve come together to fund immediate needs, support research, and lift up those hit hardest by the virus’s economic impact.”

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