Watch CBS News

'Disgraceful': Gov. Tom Wolf, Gov. Phil Murphy Blast Federal Lawmakers For Failing To Pass New COVID Relief Bill

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.

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.


Philadelphia Weather: Winter Storm Watch Issued For Parts Of Region Beginning Wednesday As Powerful System Set To Impact Delaware Valley

Philadelphia Court System Receives Blistering Criticism From Commanding Police Officials Over Handling Of Recent Firearm Violation Cases

FAQ: New Pennsylvania COVID-19 Restrictions Explained

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.