New federal COVID aid delayed after U.S. Senate Republicans insist on immigration debate

U.S. Senate was unable to begin floor debate due to dispute about whether Republicans should be able to offer amendments, including one on Title 42

By: - April 8, 2022 1:40 pm
health care worker gives a COVID shot

In this file photo, Lalain Reyeg administers a COVID-19 booster vaccine and an influenza vaccine to Army veteran Gary Nasakaitis at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on Sept. 24, 2021, in Hines, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.