Biden’s request for emergency COVID, monkeypox funds missing from funding bill

Biden’s request for emergency COVID, monkeypox funds missing from funding bill

A White House request for emergency funding to support coronavirus and monkeypox response efforts is missing from the recent must-pass spending bill rolled out by Senate Democrats after staunch GOP opposition. The White House pushed for trillions in funding to bolster those efforts as part of a short-term funding bill Congress is aiming to pass … Read more

Rubio, Mace introduce bill expanding access to resources for pregnant women

Rubio, Mace introduce bill expanding access to resources for pregnant women

Late. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) And Rep. Nancy Mace (RS.C.) introduced legislation seeking to offer expanded resources to pregnant people Thursday, including a website that provides information on the risks of abortion and alternatives to the procedure. A bill introduced by Rubio in the Senate, in addition to a companion bill offered by Mace in the … Read more

Senators shrinking size of COVID deal amid disagreements

Senators shrinking size of COVID deal amid disagreements

A group of senators negotiating a potential deal for new coronavirus relief is preparing to scale back the overall size of the package amid a disagreement over how to pay for it, sources told The Hill. The bipartisan group has been negotiating for days over how to revive the $ 15.6 billion in coronavirus aid … Read more

Senators trade offers in scramble for coronavirus deal

Senators trade offers in scramble for coronavirus deal

Senators are swapping offers as they scramble to try to get a deal on coronavirus relief before they leave for a two-week break in a matter of days. Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerUS using Ukraine as cover to lock us into fossil fuels for years to come Lawmakers warn US could lose EV, AV … Read more

Schumer working with GOP to try to get deal on coronavirus aid

Schumer working with GOP to try to get deal on coronavirus aid

Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerOn The Money – Feds propose new disclosure rule for public companies Cannabis industry goes all-in on banking push before midterms Title 42 anniversary marks headaches for Biden, stalemate with lawmakers MORE (DN.Y.) said on Tuesday that he is working with Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyOhio GOP Senate candidates … Read more

Overnight Health Care – Texas abortion providers dealt critical blow

Overnight Health Care – Texas abortion providers dealt critical blow

Welcome to Friday’s Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup One new rule buried in baseball’s new agreement: The All-Star Game will now be decided by a home run derby if it is tied after nine innings, The Associated Press reports. This time … Read more

Funding fight puts future of US pandemic response in peril

Funding fight puts future of US pandemic response in peril

The battle over funding COVID-19-related measures is putting the future of the country’s pandemic response in jeopardy, risking shortages of supplies like tests or treatments if a new variant hits again. The government is running out of money for key tools like vaccines, treatments and tests, but funding to help pay for such provisions was … Read more

Overnight Health Care – Congress to provide COVID-19 funding

Overnight Health Care – Congress to provide COVID-19 funding

Welcome to Tuesday’s Overnight Health Carewhere we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup Congress is set to provide funding the White House says is badly needed for the COVID-19 response. For The Hill, we’re Peter Sullivan (psullivan@thehill.com), Nathaniel Weixel (nweixel@thehill.com), and Joseph Choi (jchoi@thehill.com). Write to us … Read more

Congress nears deal on billions in coronavirus aid

Congress nears deal on billions in coronavirus aid

Lawmakers say they are close to an agreement to provide billions in new coronavirus relief, set to be tied to a massive government funding bill. Congress is expected to include at least $ 15 billion in response to the Biden administration’s request for new funding for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and testing. Getting a deal on … Read more