Coronavirus Bulletin

Child Care is Too Important for Dems to Politicize

July 28, 2020 — Blog

Republicans and Democrats have consistently worked on child care in the past, but this week, Democrats are pushing forward with a partisan measure that doesn’t work for families and blows budgets. Here are the details: Child care providers face many new challenges, including operating at reduced capacity due to restrictions on group and class sizes and meeting other health and safety protocols ...

ICYMI: Major R&D Bill Introduced in the House

July 24, 2020 — Blog

National Association of Manufacturers News Room Major R&D Bill Introduced in the House July 24, 2020 CLICK HERE to read the full article. The new bill—an NAM priority introduced by Rep. Jackie Walorski ...

Ways and Means Republicans Unveil Pro-Growth Agenda For a Healthy American Economy

July 23, 2020 — Coronavirus Bulletin

WASHINGTON – Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled a series of bills today that are part of Republicans’ agenda for economic growth and increasing American innovation in U.S. medicines and cures as we continue to fight the novel coronavirus. “America can be the world leader in innovation if we focus on economic growth and making the U.S. medically ...

Experts Agree Extending the $600/week Unemployment Benefits is Bad for America’s Economic Recovery

July 22, 2020 — Blog

Democrats continue to call for the $600 weekly unemployment benefits that were created as part of the CARES Act to be extended. While Republicans agree that we must help workers through the recovery, extending these unemployment benefits will discourage work, shutter businesses, and prolong a recession. Experts from both sides of the aisle agree. Here is what people are saying about Democrats' ...

Schweikert Introduces Legislation to Reduce Medical Expenses for Millions of Americans

July 21, 2020 — Coronavirus Bulletin

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) introduced legislation to provide financial relief to millions of American families facing the burden of high health care costs. The proposal would reduce the current 7.5 percent income threshold for the medical expense deduction to 5 percent for years 2020 and 2021, and make the 7.5 percent income threshold permanent for all ...