How A Proposed House Bill Would Restrict States’ Use Of Federal COVID-19 Relief

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Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Ill., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. He sponsored the House bill 'Taxpayer Protection Act', in September 2020. The bill would place constraints on any federal relief given to state and local governments. House Television via AP / AP Photos
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Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Ill., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. He sponsored the House bill 'Taxpayer Protection Act', in September 2020. The bill would place constraints on any federal relief given to state and local governments. House Television via AP / AP Photos

How A Proposed House Bill Would Restrict States’ Use Of Federal COVID-19 Relief

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Governor J.B. Pritzker is calling for federal COVID-19 relief with no-strings-attached on how to spend the money. But a new House bill introduced by Congressman Darin LaHood would place constraints on any federal relief given to state and local governments.

Reset checks in with the Illinois Policy Institute for the details.

GUEST: Adam Schuster, senior budget and tax research director at the Illinois Policy Institute