DeGette, Upton Aim To Fast-Track Cures 2.0, Might Not Meet Year-End Goal

By Beth Wang / November 16, 2021 at 1:38 PM
Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) said they hope to quickly move their newly unveiled Cures 2.0 legislation through Congress, but acknowledged competing legislative priorities could make it difficult to meet their year-end goal. There were delays in getting the bipartisan bill finalized for release, and now Congress is focused on other legislation, including Democrats’ $1.75 trillion reconciliation package, the Build Back Better Act. DeGette and Upton’s updated Cures 2.0 legislation, released Tuesday morning (Nov. 16), includes numerous...

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