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Professor Bruce says it’s important to note that while most college students will not receive a check, there are other clauses in the bill that they can benefit from. “The increases in unemployment insurance, if those students were working and were laid off, as a result of this, they will be able to receive some of those public assistance benefits. I know some states are doing some aggressive work to provide additional support through their temporary assistance for needy families and snap and other programs that are being ramped up and actually expanded during this pandemic period.” Bruce said.
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