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July 6, 2020

Senators Eye Attaching Short CFATS Extension To Third Coronavirus Bill

March 19, 2020 at 12:49 PM
Senators are looking to a third coronavirus relief bill to attach a three-month extension of the Department of Homeland Security’s facility safety program that is set to expire April 18, aiming to buy more negotiating time on separate legislation that would reauthorize the program but potentially also make substantive changes to it. An industry source says Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) -- who has in recent weeks voiced support for eliminating the program in favor of a voluntary approach -- is...

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