COVID-19 Public Policy Group Report - 1 May 2020

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    Congressional leaders are laying down markers for what will eventually be a negotiation over the next major COVID-19 response bill. Democrats are dialing up their demands for new funds for state, territorial and local governments. Republicans state that they will not provide the votes for such relief unless it is accompanied by liability measures to shield individuals and enterprises from pandemic-related lawsuits as the economy reopens.