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Frank DeFilippo: COVID-19 Relief Bills on Parallel Political Tracks

February 2, 2021

There’s a tidy symmetry, intentional or not, between Gov. Larry Hogan’s “Relief Act” and President Joe Biden’s “American Rescue Plan,” proving that Republicans and Democrats can agree across state lines even if they can’t when they’re sitting side-by-side in Congress. Where the state leaves off, the fed picks up, which is the way God intended, as the federal government has a bottomless maw that the states rely on under the exchange of power for fiscal sharing.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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