RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine answered questions about the coronavirus outbreak in Spanish prior to tonight’s virtual town hall.

The senator answered three questions for the local Spanish-speaking community and has previously participated in other Spanish-language forums.

8News asked the senator:

  • What is the latest on testing and help from the federal government to make more testing available?
  • Are there any plans to start a COVID-19 relief fund for undocumented workers? And why can’t people with a Tax ID, and who pay taxes, qualify for a stimulus check?
  • Can you explain what small business loan programs mean for latino-owned stores?

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Watch Virginia Responds, a virtual town hall from 8News with Gov. Ralph Northam, Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, and Dr. Laurie Forlano answering your questions about the coronavirus.

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