CHN’s latest Human Needs Report: Progress on COVID-19 relief, executive actions, and more


February 16, 2021

CHN just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on Congress’s work on a COVID-19 relief package, President Biden’s executive actions, and more. Click here to download a PDF of the report.

In This Edition:

Multiple House committees advanced portions of a COVID-19 relief package last week expected to total $1.9 trillion. Many of the provisions in the proposals closely match those in President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, including larger stimulus checks, more aid for the unemployed, help for the hungry and those facing eviction, and more. Read on for many of the key components of the legislation. READ MORE »

President Biden’s flurry of activity on executive actions has continued, including in the areas of immigration, equity, criminal justice, and more. We’re got the details here. READ MORE »

Most of President Biden’s nominees to Cabinet-level positions have been approved by Senate committees and are awaiting votes by the full Senate, while a few are still awaiting confirmation hearings. READ MORE »

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