Capitol Correspondence - 05.24.22

Congressional Democrats Shuffle Spending Priorities

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COVID-19 relief funding is stalled in Congress, after lawmakers decoupled the funding from a Ukraine aid bill earlier this month. With continuing war in Ukraine and lingering US baby formula shortages, Democrats say getting more COVID-19 funding simply isn’t the most pressing issue. The $10 billion COVID-19 relief package will remain stalled until at least mid-June.