Daily Archives: February 27, 2021


WASHINGTON — Voting 219-212, with no Republican support, the House of Representatives earlier today approved the COVID-19 reconciliation package. Republicans offered an amendment to the legislation—the McMorris Rogers-Foxx-Walorski Amendment— that would have applied the Hyde Amendment to the legislation and prevented taxpayer funds from paying for abortions. Without the Hyde protections in the reconciliation bill, […]

$1.9 Trillion Reconciliation Package Contains No Hyde Amendment Provisions