PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The governors of New Jersey and Pennsylvania blasted federal lawmakers for failing to pass a new COVID relief bill. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said, not only do individuals and businesses need the help, so do state and local governments.
“This is about continuing to employ the very frontline, essential workers who we desperately need in our hour of need,” Murphy said.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Body Of Missing 26-Year-Old Casey Johnston Recovered, Believed To Have Been Killed In Crash, Authorities Say
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf called it “disgraceful” that federal leaders “seem to be incapable of providing support.”
The governors, both Democrats, blamed Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for the impasse.READ MORE: New Jersey Requiring All Employees In 'Certain' Healthcare Facilities Get COVID-19 Vaccine Or Regular Testing By Early September
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