H.R. 5376: Build Back Better Act

H.R. 5376: Build Back Better Act

This post was originally published on this siteLegislation Coming Up: This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://docs.house.gov/floor. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or...

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Democrats Finally Have Their Social Spending Plan — Paid Family Leave Got Left Out

Democrats Finally Have Their Social Spending Plan — Paid Family Leave Got Left Out

This post was originally published on this siteThe plan released by the White House features $1.75 trillion in funding for social programs and to address climate change, but it’s still being sold to Congress. View Entire Post ›

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Dems, Republicans slam Michigan redistricting panel over closed session on Voting Rights Act

Dems, Republicans slam Michigan redistricting panel over closed session on Voting Rights Act

This post was originally published on this site The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission is facing some backlash after hosting a closed meeting Wednesday to discuss the Voting Rights Act (VRA). The MICRC postponed Wednesday’s meeting in East Lansing for over two hours after receiving a death threat through email....

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Who Could Pay More With a 15% Corporate Minimum Tax?

Who Could Pay More With a 15% Corporate Minimum Tax?

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats want the biggest U.S. companies to pay at least 15% of profits in taxes. Amazon, Pfizer and dozens more S&P 500 firms reported tax rates lower than that last year.

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US Economy Slows Sharply in Third Quarter Amid Supply Chain Crisis

US Economy Slows Sharply in Third Quarter Amid Supply Chain Crisis

This post was originally published on this site By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at its slowest pace in more than a year in the third quarter as COVID-19 infections flared up, further straining global supply chains and causing shortages of goods like automobiles that almost stifled consumer spending. Gross domestic product increased at...

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Biden to announce new framework on spending deal

Biden to announce new framework on spending deal

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden on Thursday will meet with House Democrats, where he will outline the specifics of his economic agenda and push for its passage along with a bipartisan infrastructure deal after months of negotiations.Biden plans to announce new…

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Fed Leadership Uncertainty Muddies Rate-Policy Outlook

Fed Leadership Uncertainty Muddies Rate-Policy Outlook

This post was originally published on this siteHigher inflation has raised questions in markets over a possible pivot, putting a bigger spotlight on President Biden’s choices.

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Lack of trust mangles Democratic efforts to reach deal

Lack of trust mangles Democratic efforts to reach deal

This post was originally published on this siteAs Democratic leaders race to advance President Biden’s agenda this week, the highest barrier to a quick infrastructure victory is not one of policy or politics, but distrust.House liberals have blocked a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill…

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Senate GOP lines up behind Trump-backed candidates

Senate GOP lines up behind Trump-backed candidates

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican leaders are getting on board with Donald Trump’s growing list of Senate endorsements after months of hand-wringing over the former president’s picks.Despite early concerns that Trump could tip the scales toward untested primary candidates…

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Economic Growth Likely Slowed During Third Quarter

Economic Growth Likely Slowed During Third Quarter

This post was originally published on this siteFactors that fueled spending faded, including an infusion of government stimulus, widespread business reopenings and rising vaccination rates.

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