Tag: phase 4
R.J. Lehmann: Could ‘Advance Refunding’ Solve the Phase 4 Impasse?
While Democrats prescribed $1 trillion of aid in the Phase 4 package they approved in May, Republicans initially insisted the only aid they would consider is to allow local governments discretion to use an existing $150 billion coronavirus relief fund to cover operating expenses, which initially was prohibited. GOP negotiators reportedly have since upped the offer to $200 billion of new aid.
Rick Scott: Next Round of Coronavirus Aid Needs to Crack Down on Fraud and...
On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., released his list of priorities to be addressed in any potential Phase 4 coronavirus aid agreement, which include much-needed fiscal reforms and efforts to hold China accountable.