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  1. $1.2B Senior Housing Relief Bill Introduced in Senate

    On July 2, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and 14 Senate co-sponsors introduced the Emergency Housing Assistance for Older Adults Act. The bill is the Senate companion to HR 6873, which was introduced by Representative Katie Porter and House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters in May. LeadingAge is working to include ...

  2. LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 7.2.20

    We are sharing the very latest with members twice each weekday. Morning updates go out via email, and we’re hosting daily online updates each weekday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. ET. Register now. There will ...

  3. Senate Democratic Leadership issues report on the Administration’s response to COVID-19 in nursing homes

    A report entitled COVID-19 IN NURSING HOMES How the Trump Administration Failed Residents and Workers was released on July 1, 2020 by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Ranking Member of the Senate Aging Committee, Gary ...

  4. Nursing Homes and COVID-19 Crisis Front and Center on Senate Floor

    On June 30, Sens. Casey (D-PA), Whitehouse (D-RI), Hassan (D-NH), Shaheen (D-NH), and Blumenthal (D-CT) held the Senate floor urging passage of Sen. Casey and Whitehouse’s bill, “Nursing Home COVID-19 Protection and Prevention Act of 2020”, which LeadingAge has endorsed. Sen. Casey spoke of the need to give nursing ...

  5. Two Bills with Key Housing Provisions Pass House

    The House voted to reiterate its support for LeadingAge’s affordable senior housing priorities twice in one week when it passed HR 7301, the Emergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020, on June 29, and HR 2, the Moving Forward Act, on July 1. The first bill, HR 7301, is a broad housing COVID-19 ...