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Congress Fixed an Old Bill Threatening Fiscal Health of Rural Clinics

Legislation designed to prevent further financial instability for rural health clinics passed in the Senate, and soon after cleared the House. The bipartisan Strengthening Rural Health Clinics Act of 2021, introduced by U.S. Senators Mark Warner (D-Virginia) and Roy Blunt (R-Missouri), fixes a technical issue to protect existing rural health clinics from a sudden, unexpected […]

Posted inEconomy

Commentary: The Last Mile for Stimulus

This commentary was originally published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. In the past year or so, Congress has passed the largest stimulus bill in American history — twice. Almost $6 trillion has been allocated in response to Covid-19 to date, and at least $3.7 trillion has been disbursed or committed. These have been […]