— SENATE PASSES HOUSE PPP FLEXIBILITY ACT. PPP recipients will soon receive additional time and flexibility in using their loans.
— WITH NO GOP INPUT, STAKEHOLDERS FEAR HOUSE HIGHWAY BILL MAY STALL. GOP lawmakers criticized the bill as lacking flexibility for states and giving “outsized” funding to urban areas at the expense of rural communities.
— DEMOCRATS PREPARE POLICE REFORM BILLS AFTER FLOYD’S DEATH. Democrats are preparing a sweeping package of police reforms as pressure builds on the federal government to respond to the death of George Floyd and others in law enforcement interactions.
— FEDERAL RESERVE EXPANDS MUNICIPAL LENDING FACILITY. This expansion will allow at least two cities or counties in every state to be eligible, regardless of population.
— BIPARTISAN COMMITTEE LEADERS PRESS HHS ON PROVIDER FUNDING. Key lawmakers are demanding a timeline for paying out the remainder of the $175 billion in COVID-19 funds that Congress appropriated months ago.