Senate to debate COVID-19 bill, police reform

Negotiations are set to begin in the Senate after Republicans release their phase four coronavirus relief package. While the Senate hopes to strike a deal before they break for recess on August 7, Democrat leaders are warning senators to keep their travel plans “flexible.”

Pelosi refuses to give businesses liability protections

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will not consider liability protections for businesses in the next stimulus package. During an interview Sunday, she said providing legal protections will allow businesses, hospitals and schools to remain unaccountable from protecting their workers from coronavirus.

Dr. Birx visits Ky., recommends state close bars

Dr. Deborah Birx of the coronavirus task force is advising Kentucky to close bars in an effort to combat the spread of the virus in the state. She laid out a number of recommendations for the state in a press conference Sunday after meeting with Gov. Andy Beshear (D) and state health experts.