Today, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) urged the creation of a singular emergency COVID-19 medical supply chain authority, or “supply chain czar,” to oversee and coordinate federal efforts surrounding the production, acquisition, and national distribution of medical equipment in response to the coronavirus epidemic.
Three legislative priorities previously introduced by Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) to help small businesses and address shortages of medical devices were incorporated into the final version of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which passed the Senate and House with overwhelming bipartisan support and was signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020.
Today, Congressman Brad Schneider released the following statement on his vote in favor of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act:
Earlier this week, Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) introduced legislation to help American small businesses dealing with economic fallout of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
I hope you and your loved ones are safe, healthy, and managing during these difficult times.
Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced he will host a second telephone town hall this week to discuss and answer questions related to the coronavirus. More than 8,000 constituents participated on his previous telephone town hall on coronavirus, hosted last week.