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Half of the seats were empty on March 26 when the Minnesota House, observing social distancing, heard and approved House File 4531, a $330 million COVID-19 emergency aid package. Only four legislators, all in the House, voted against the bill. The Senate approved it unanimously. (Staff photo: Kevin Featherly)
Half of the seats were empty on March 26 when the Minnesota House, observing social distancing, heard and approved House File 4531, a $330 million COVID-19 emergency aid package. Only four legislators, all in the House, voted against the bill. The Senate approved it unanimously. (Staff photo: Kevin Featherly)

In the Hopper: What’s in the $331 million COVID-19 aid bill

With only four dissenters in the entire Capitol, lawmakers last week passed a $331 million COVID-19 relief package that, from the perspective of lawyers, may be as notable for what is missing as for what is present.

About Kevin Featherly

Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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