Business emerges as winner in framework deal

Business emerges as winner in framework deal

This post was originally published on this siteBusiness interests are emerging as winners in President Biden’s social spending and climate plan unveiled Thursday.The White House proposal to invest in clean energy, child care, education, housing and other Democratic priorities has sparked an…

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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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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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As clock ticks down, Manchin is the vote to get on spending plan

As clock ticks down, Manchin is the vote to get on spending plan

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is being lobbied intensely from all sides as President Biden and Democratic negotiators try to clinch a deal on their massive economic spending plan.Manchin stands at the center of a 50-50 Senate and is one of the hardest…

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Progressives vow to ‘push very hard’ to keep agenda from being gutted beyond recognition

Progressives vow to ‘push very hard’ to keep agenda from being gutted beyond recognition

This post was originally published on this site Reps. Ro Khanna, Ilhan Omar, and other House progressives on Monday stressed that they will fight for the inclusion of dental, hearing, and vision benefits, along with a host of other popular measures, in the Build Back Better agenda put on the...

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Democrats Negotiate Tax, Healthcare Provisions as Biden Seeks Deal This Week

Democrats Negotiate Tax, Healthcare Provisions as Biden Seeks Deal This Week

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are working to wrap up negotiations over their social-policy-and-climate bill, facing a weekend deadline to resolve disagreements on tax policy and healthcare, among other issues.

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Democrats ready to put a wrap on dragged-out talks

Democrats ready to put a wrap on dragged-out talks

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are eager to finish talks over President Biden’s sweeping spending bill, arguing the party is gaining little by dragging out negotiations. The push to wrap things up quickly comes as months of haggling has led to pent-up frustrations…

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Biden Meets With Manchin and Schumer to Iron Out Spending Bill

Biden Meets With Manchin and Schumer to Iron Out Spending Bill

This post was originally published on this siteSpeaker Nancy Pelosi said she hoped to pass an infrastructure bill and have a deal in hand on the social policy bill by the end of the week.

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