Mesa Mayor John Giles Advocating For Aid To Cities, States In New COVID-19 Relief Bill

By Mark Brodie
Published: Friday, March 5, 2021 - 1:05pm

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John Giles

The U.S. Senate has started working on the nearly $2 trillion COVID-19 relief package that the House approved last week.

Senators will have up to 20 hours to debate the 628-page bill. One of the provisions in it would provide money to states and cities, and Mesa Mayor John Giles says that aid is needed. 

Mayor Giles has been lobbying for that money to be included. The Show spoke with him for more about it, and why this is such an important issue for him.

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