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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Rep. Jackie Walorski (R) will be one of several members of the House who will take part in a voice vote on the coronavirus relief bill passed by the Senate this week.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D) said Thursday she expects it to pass. Walorski agrees and she also expects the president to immediately sign the bill so Americans can start seeing money in their bank accounts as soon as possible.

“So they can buy food, they can pay their bills, they can do whatever they need to do that is urgent for them,” Walorski said. “More than anything else I think what this will do is quell the fear.”

The bill would see each American who makes less than $75,000 a year get at least $1,200, plus additional money depending on how many children you have in your household.

It also includes funding for research into a vaccine and treatments for coronavirus.

Walorski is back in South Bend for the time being while the House is recessed in an effort to socially distance members of Congress and keep the virus from spreading. She took some time Thursday to hand out food packages at a local food pantry to families who are strapped for cash.