Progressive Groups Consider COVID-19 Relief Bill A Good Start

By Gabrielle Wanneh / February 22, 2021 at 4:04 PM
Progressive lobby groups are pleased with the president’s $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package, but they say further actions are needed to help those hit hardest by the pandemic. The House Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means committees each passed their parts of the administration’s legislative package and they are being merged into a broader bill for floor action. The E&C bill includes 100% federal matching funds for state coverage of COVID-19 testing and treatment for the uninsured. It also...

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