Both Georgia Senate seats flipped from red to blue, and that’s shaking up the Senate in ways that could help Michiganders.
The House passed a measure to boost coronavirus relief payments to $2,000 on Monday. But five Michiganders in the lower house of Congress opposed it.
The list of bills passed by the Democratic-controlled House that are languishing in the Republican-led Senate totaled 395 in February, and has grown longer with the pandemic.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there’s no “urgency” to pass another bill and that Republicans are “assessing what we’ve done already.”
Pleas for help have gone largely unanswered thus far, even though a lack of action could lead to steep cuts in state and local services such as education, housing, and health programs
"Socialist price controls will do a lot of left-wing damage to the healthcare system. And of course we're not going to be calling up a bill like that," he told reporters.
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