Senate leadership introduces HEALS Act, work continues toward next COVID-19 relief bill
On Monday evening July 27th, Senate Majority Leader McConnell released an initial coronavirus relief package proposal, the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act. This $1 trillion proposal, which comes about two months after the House’s HEROES Act, sets the stage for discussions to continue towards a final compromise bill. Although there are […]
Congress is working on the next round of COVID-19 relief funding. Our federal policy team breaks it down.
Note: This post has been updated to include amendments in the House bill as passed on Friday, May 15th. On Tuesday, May 12th, House Democrats released the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES Act). This $3 trillion, nearly 2,000-page bill marks the first legislative language for the next round of COVID-19 relief […]