The U.S. Senate may vote this week on what could be the final COVID-19 relief package of this year. Speakers will address the critical role Medicaid has played in mitigating the pandemic’s health consequences.
Murder of George Floyd and Others by Law Enforcement Calls for Urgent Action to Address Racism as a Public Health Crisis
As the nation mourns 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19, last week’s murder of George Floyd by a Minnesota police officer is yet another in a series of examples of police brutality against Black people that have exposed racism deeply rooted in U.S. society.
Today, the House Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on “The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color.”
Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats released the HEROES Act, their fourth package to direct resources to states and urgently needed supports for individuals and families in the wake of COVID-19.
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