Source: The Hill
The House on Friday approved a $1.3 trillion package of spending bills for the 2021 fiscal year.
The House has now approved all but two spending bills, though the remaining bills are not expected to receive floor consideration.
Democrats included significant spending on COVID-19-related issues in the Labor and Health bill, including $5 billion in emergency spending for the National Institutes of Health and $9 billion in emergency funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Disagreements over whether to include police reform and additional COVID spending have led to an impasse in the Senate Appropriations Committee, which has not released a single spending bill for 2021.
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