Republicans object to state and local aid as Senate heads toward vote on COVID bill

Wisconsin Senator could delay the bill by having the entire text read on the floor

By: - March 3, 2021 4:56 pm

A mostly empty North Capitol Street is seen at dusk on Tuesday evening, March 31, 2020 in Washington, DC. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia have all announced ‘stay at home’ orders this week, which strong encourage residents from leaving home unless its absolutely necessary or essential. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.