Advocacy Update ~ April 13, 2020

April 13, 2020

Congressional Update:

Both chambers of Congress are out of session, but work for the fourth COVID-19 emergency supplemental is well under way. Congressional leadership seems to be moving towards an aid package that is similar to the $2.3 trillion CARES Act that was signed into law late last month.  GHC has been busy coordinating with the global health community and having frank conversations with Congressional staff and Members about what is needed in order to address the current pandemic, bolster the regular global health activities of the U.S. federal government, and better prepare us for future pandemic response. Please reach out to Rebecca Daedalus, with any questions about our work so far.

Additionally, a number of bills have been introduced recently including:

For more information about recent legislative activities, visit