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COVID-19 relief bill could be lifesaver for some WNC residents

More COVID-19 relief could soon be on the way. President Joe Biden is expected to sign his $1.9 trillion relief package Friday.

The House passed the bill Wednesday, and the Senate passed it Saturday.

Pisgah Legal Chief Operations Officer Jacyln Kiger said the rental assistance and unemployment benefits extension sections of the COVID-19relief package could help many in the mountains.

“The economy has been very difficult out here in Western North Carolina due to the pandemic,” she said.

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