September 6, 2022
D.C. News
  • The Biden administration is requesting $47.1 billion in emergency funds as part of the upcoming stopgap spending bill Congress will work on this month. The request includes $22.4 billion in funding for the COVID-19 response effort – including testing, research, and development of next-generation vaccines and therapeutics – and $3.9 billion for the monkeypox response. The administration also asked for $6.5 billion in emergency disaster funding to help communities cope with the aftermath of floods, hurricanes, drought, and more. (Articles here and here)