U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-Crown Heights-Flatbush-Kensington-Park Slope) voted on Friday for the HEROES Act to support the nation’s essential workers in their efforts to fight the coronavirus act. The bill passed 208-199 in the House of Representatives. “My beloved Brooklyn has the distinction of having more COVID-related deaths than any county in the United States,” she said. The HEROES Act will commit $75 billion for testing, tracing and treatment; support small business and more.

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