Inside CMS - 05/21/2020

Cassidy, Menendez Call For State Funds, Echoing House Dem Package

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / May 18, 2020 at 6:02 PM
As the Senate prepares to strike down a Democrat-backed COVID-19 stimulus package that passed the House late Friday (May 15), a bipartisan Senate duo is pushing a measure similar to one in the House bill: A $500 billion stabilization fund to help states and local governments deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The White House and Republicans have signaled they’re willing to work on bipartisan compromise provisions for a future COVID-19 bill. A spokesperson for Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley...

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