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Washington, D.C. – House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on the House’s approval of a motion to go to conference on H.R. 5243, the Zika Response Appropriations Act:

“The House has acted to provide the funding we need this year to combat the Zika virus and kill mosquitos. Now, we need to go to conference to negotiate a solution with the Senate that is responsible and effective. I look forward to putting final legislation on the President’s desk as soon as possible.”