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Understand what’s in a bill before you pass it

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walks with his staff just after the Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Senate passage sets up final congressional approval by the House next week so lawmakers can send it to President Joe Biden for his signature. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

“We need a Covid relief bill, that’s for sure. Did we need one that costs $1.9 trillion and that runs on for 10 hours and 40 minutes?” Michael Medved asked. “No, I don’t think we did.”

He told KIRO Radio’s Gee and Ursula Show that what Senator Johnson did was appropriate because lawmakers on both sides pass all kinds of bills that they’ve never thoroughly read. There’s too much verbiage that can come back to bite you.

Listen below to Michael’s thoughts on the stimulus bill and states’ plans to reopen.

You can hear Michael Medved every week day from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. on KTTH. Also, listen to him join KIRO Radio’s Gee and Ursula Show every Friday.

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