Tag: covid-19

McDermottPlus Check-Up: May 13, 2022

This Week’s Dose

It was a busy week in Congress, with House approval of $40 billion in funding for Ukraine after agreeing to detach it from COVID relief. In response to the leaked Supreme Court decision, the Senate debated and failed to m...

Healthcare Preview for the Week Of: May 9, 2022

Both Senate and House Are Back in Session

The Senate is preparing for a vote on abortion. Last week Politico published a leaked initial draft majority opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States suggesting the Cou...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: May 6, 2022

This Week’s Dose

With only the Senate in session, lawmakers focused on 28 motions on the China competitiveness legislation, continued considering nominations, and held more budget hearings, but failed to make any progress on Ukraine fundi...

Healthcare Preview for the Week Of: May 2, 2022

COVID-19 Funding and Becerra to Congress

Secretary Becerra continues to testify on the President's FY 2023 budget for the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This is typically a perfunctory process, but Member’s qu...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: April 29, 2022

This Week’s Dose

Congress returned from its two-week recess, held budget hearings and resumed attempts to address COVID-19 funding and additional aid to Ukraine.

Congress

COVID-19 Aid Debate Continues. A path f...