What is wrong with Congress?
Most staff here think the better question really is what is wrong with Republicans?
Preventing disease is a non partisan need. Why must our feckless national leaders use this as an opportunity to push it’s anti-women Healthcare agendas?
Republican lawmakers attached so many objectionable provisions to the measure that Democrats have effectively blocked the bill in the Senate
Another troubling aspect of the bill is that, to offset costs, it would rob other important programs of about $750 million; funding for Ebola, for example, would be cut by $107 million. The bill would also relax environmental laws by allowing businesses to spray pesticide near lakes, rivers and other waterways without notifying the Environmental Protection Agency. Republicans say this would make it easier for local governments to control mosquitoes — even though the law on pesticide spraying already has an exception for health emergencies.
Congress Takes a Vacation Without Doing Anything About Zika http://nyti.ms/29SP7M7