U.S. House, Senate Conference Committee Aims To Reconcile Zika Funding Legislation
The Hill: Congress heading toward Zika conference
“…The Senate agreed by a voice vote Wednesday evening to go a joint House-Senate conference committee on a wide-ranging appropriations bill that includes $1.1 billion in unpaid-for funding to combat the Zika virus…” (Carney, 6/8).
New York Times: Congress Will Work on $1.1 Billion Measure to Fight Zika, McConnell Says
“With public health officials warning of a fast-spreading emergency, House and Senate negotiators will work to reconcile legislation aimed at providing up to $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that carry it, Senator Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday…” (Herszenhorn, 6/8).
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