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industry. the other majority of what i would call your front-line workers. now to consider essential workers. i hope people don't forget, these are the folks that help put food on the table and folks demand $15 minimum wage. it's important to highlight their the ones are now i think keeping us afloat. >> this a very, very serious issue. what i've been telling people is please listen to the federal authorities, state authorities, the local authorities, experts and you, just they way from people right now. i see this as a law and in in a state is at war with this virus. >> stay in touch using the new updated c-span congressional directory. it is all the contact information you'll need to connect directly with your u.s. senator or representative. order your copy online today at c-span store.org.
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>> the u.s. senate is about to gavel in for a short session meeting every few days while senators work from the home sts due to the covid-19 pandemic to the senate is a sketch return legislative work on monday. live now to the senate floor here on c-span2. the presiding officer: the senate will come to order. the clerk will read a communication to the senate. the clerk: washington, d.c., april 30, 2020. to the senate: under the provisions of rule 1, paragraph 3, of the standing rules of the senate, i hereby appoint the honorable john cornyn, a senator from the state of texas, to perform the duties of the chair. signed:chuck grassley, president pro tempore. the presiding officer: under the previous order, the senate stands adjourned until 3:00 p.m., on monday, may 4, 2020.
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later in the week they could work on coronavirus -related legislation addressing lawsuits. house majority leader steny hoyer said the house will not return from legislative work next week. instead it will continueto hold brief pro forma sessions every three days . why partisan negotiations continue on different options for voting remotely in committees and on the house floor . live senate coverage on c-span2 and the house on c-span . >> television has changed since c-span began 41 years ago but our mission continues , to provide an unfiltered view of government. already this year webrought your primary election
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