May 23, 2023
D.C. News | Tea Leaves
  • Congressional Democrats are having second thoughts about taking back unspent coronavirus funds as part of a debt limit deal, concerned that doing so could have serious consequences for myriad public health initiatives. House Appropriations Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro recently released a list of the programs¬†and initiatives that would be affected if the funds were rescinded. Despite Democrats’ concerns, President Biden has signaled an openness to rescinding COVID-19 funds, making it a likelier target than other GOP priorities like Medicaid work requirements. (Article here)