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Members Of Congress Ask Why More Coronavirus Aid Hasn't Been Spent On Nursing Homes

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington and Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut note that the law designated $200 million but only $1.5 million has been distributed to a handful of states.

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Ina Jaffe is a veteran NPR correspondent covering the aging of America. Her stories on Morning Edition and All Things Considered have focused on older adults' involvement in politics and elections, dating and divorce, work and retirement, fashion and sports, as well as issues affecting long term care and end of life choices. In 2015, she was named one of the nation's top "Influencers in Aging" by PBS publication Next Avenue, which wrote "Jaffe has reinvented reporting on aging."