Democrats, Republicans Differ On CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Funds

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 17, 2020 at 8:16 PM
The price tag of the next stimulus relief package is not the only issue Senate Republicans and House Democrats don’t agree on -- while the GOP plan would give the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention $6 billion for COVID-19 vaccine distribution, Democrats are floating only $4 billion for vaccination campaigns in their 2021 HHS spending bill. But the HEROES Act would give $1 trillion for state and local governments to use for pandemic-related costs. After HHS publicly released its...

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