March 31, 2022
D.C. News
  • The House is expected to vote by next week on legislation to provide more than $15 billion in COVID-19 relief. The vote comes as experts warn of a new wave of infections caused by the BA.2. subvariant and funding for uninsured treatment, testing, and vaccinations dries up. President Joe Biden warned Wednesday that, without additional funding, the U.S. will not have enough vaccine shots this fall to ensure free and easy access for all Americans. It remains unclear whether the legislation will make it through the Senate after objections from Republicans who want the funding to be offset with other cuts. (Articles here, here, here, here, and here)