Pelosi introduces bill to respond to coronavirus
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has introduced a legislative package to respond to the spread of the coronavirus, with measures including free testing, paid emergency sick leave, and increasing funds for food security programs and Medicaid.
Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the planned recess for the Senate next week has been canceled to address the virus.
“I am glad talks are ongoing between the Administration and Speaker Pelosi. I hope Congress can pass bipartisan legislation to continue combating the coronavirus and keep our economy strong,” McConnell said in a tweet.
[Source: CBS News]