Housing investments at risk as Build Back Better withers

Housing investments at risk as Build Back Better withers

This post was originally published on this siteThe path forward for the critical housing investments Democrats sought to protect in the Build Back Better Act (BBB) is getting murky, as uncertainty hangs over the party’s chances of passing its partisan package amid resistance from Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.). Democrats garnered...

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Post Politics Now: Biden’s bicoastal push to sell the bipartisan infrastructure law

Post Politics Now: Biden’s bicoastal push to sell the bipartisan infrastructure law

This post was originally published on this siteThe president’s trip to Portsmouth, N.H., is the first of two this week designed to highlight the infrastructure law passed last year. On Thursday, he’s headed to Portland, Ore.

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Progressives split over Build Back Better’s midterm impact

Progressives split over Build Back Better’s midterm impact

This post was originally published on this siteProgressive Democrats have been the most vocal cheerleaders for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan, but now the most liberal wing of the party

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Democrats see hope for a clean energy bill, but Manchin is adding a new hurdle: More funding for fossil fuels

Democrats see hope for a clean energy bill, but Manchin is adding a new hurdle: More funding for fossil fuels

This post was originally published on this siteExactly how much money Manchin wants to dedicate to fossil fuels — versus investments in clean energy — is so far unclear.

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As Gas Prices Soar, Biden’s Climate Ambitions Sputter

As Gas Prices Soar, Biden’s Climate Ambitions Sputter

This post was originally published on this siteRising costs at the pump, war in Ukraine, an emboldened fossil fuel industry and stalled legislation have imperiled President Biden’s climate agenda.

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Biden budget proposal includes nearly $2 billion increase for EPA

Biden budget proposal includes nearly $2 billion increase for EPA

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House’s proposed budget for fiscal 2023 would increase funding for the Environmental Protection Agency, the Energy Department and the Interior Department, according to materials shared with The Hill.The budget proposes $11 billion for the…

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Biden Proposes Tax on Billionaires as Way to Fund Economic Agenda

Biden Proposes Tax on Billionaires as Way to Fund Economic Agenda

This post was originally published on this siteThe new tax would apply to the richest Americans and would target unrealized capital gains.

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Biden Aims to Boost Military and Social Spending in 2023 Budget

Biden Aims to Boost Military and Social Spending in 2023 Budget

This post was originally published on this siteThe president will unveil his latest budget proposal amid war in Ukraine and concerns at home about rising costs.

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Here’s what’s in the $13.6 billion Ukraine aid package

Here’s what’s in the $13.6 billion Ukraine aid package

This post was originally published on this siteA massive spending bill moving through Congress would provide for a one-time $13.6 billion infusion of military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine as it fights back against Russia’s invasion. About $6.5 billion, roughly half of the aid package, will go to the US...

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