Priorities for Congress Post-Covid-19 Relief

March 24, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Join Bloomberg Government analysts as they provide an overview of the Covid-19 relief package and what’s next for Congress.

Our team will highlight major components of the aid package and discuss key deadlines that will drive action, as well as the Democrats’ other major legislative priorities, including:

  • Fiscal 2022 budget and appropriations
  • Minimum wage
  • Immigration
  • Health care
  • Highway bill and infrastructure

Plus, there will be a chance to have your questions answered by our team of analysts.



Adam Schank
Team Leader
Bloomberg Government

Adam Schank leads Bloomberg Government's legislative analyst team. He joined BGOV in 2013 to cover health care and environmental policy after three years as an analyst for Congressional Quarterly's House Action Reports, where he covered those issues, as well as the federal budget process, appropriations, and energy development. He also analyzed federal regulations related to pollution control and utilities for CQ Legal. Schank has a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Minnesota and a master's degree from the University of Minnesota - Duluth.

Danielle Parnass
Deputy Team Leader
Bloomberg Government

Danielle Parnass is deputy team lead for legislative analysis at Bloomberg Government and covers health, education, and agriculture. She also cohosts BGOV's "Suspending the Rules" podcast. Danielle previously worked at the House Financial Services Committee, Senate Finance Committee, and Congressional Budget Office doing communications, research, and analysis. She has a masters in public policy from Georgetown University and her bachelor's in journalism and government from the University of Maryland.

Michael Smallberg
Legislative Analyst
Bloomberg Government

Michael Smallberg is a legislative analyst with Bloomberg Government. Previously, he was an investigator at the Project on Government Oversight, reporting on issues such as Wall Street oversight and the federal inspector general system. Michael has a bachelor's degree in history from Brown University.

Adam Taylor
Legislative Analyst
Bloomberg Government

Adam M. Taylor is a legislative analyst with Bloomberg Government. He covers technology and communications, energy and environment, immigration, and judiciary issues before Congress. Prior to joining BGOV in 2015, he was in-house federal regulatory counsel for a communications company, and an associate in the regulatory group at an international law firm. Adam has a J.D. from Georgetown Law and a bachelor's degree in history and political science from Purdue University.
Brittney Washington

Brittney Washington
Legislative Analyst
Bloomberg Government

Brittney Washington is a legislative analyst with Bloomberg Government. She covers trade, defense, foreign affairs, and veterans’ affairs. Prior to joining BGOV, she worked on Capitol Hill as a legislative aide and congressional fellow. She has a master’s in international relations from the Fletcher School, Tufts University and her bachelor’s in Japanese from Georgetown University.