How the HEROES Act Compares to Key Priorities for Federal Legislation
On May 12, 2020, House leadership released its proposal for the next round of COVID-19 legislation, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act (H.R. 6800). While the lengthy bill (more than 1,800 pages) is still being analyzed, the table in this resource summarizes key provisions that address three general priorities that Families USA has identified: health insurance coverage, state fiscal relief, and health interventions. The bill addresses all three priorities, including many (although not all) specific proposals urged by Families USA and other advocates.
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