COVID-19 Federal Updates: March 31
Updated: Jun 9
Everything you and your business need to know about federal coronavirus response efforts for March 31, 2020.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Democrats' fourth phase of coronavirus stimulus would be focused on helping the front-line medical workers, homebound parents and patients afflicted by the deadly virus.
Democrats are also eyeing new funding for water, broadband, schools and other infrastructure systems that have proven insufficient, they said, in the face of the current coronavirus crisis.
The President extended social distancing guidelines until the end of April. The guidelines were set to expire Tuesday and urge individuals to cancel nonessential travel and limit in-person gatherings to 10 people or fewer.
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) resigned from Congress Monday evening ahead of starting at the White House as President Trump's next chief of staff.
House Small Business Committee Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez (D-N.Y.) said Monday that she has been diagnosed with a "presumed" case of the coronavirus, although she has not been officially tested.
Last week, the third coronavirus-related package was approved by Congress and the President signed the legislation. GCP crafted a short two-page summary of the legislation, which can be found here.