Congress confronts funding deadline

Congress confronts funding deadline

This post was originally published on this siteCongress is staring down a critical stretch of time to cinch a funding bill to prevent a government shutdown before September comes to a close.Lawmakers are already armed with a list of political land mines they have to carefully navigate — from an...

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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 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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Schumer: Democrats will not give up on Build Back Better in new year

Schumer: Democrats will not give up on Build Back Better in new year

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Monday said Democrats will not give up on the Build Back Better Act in the new year, one day after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said he will not vote for the massive social spending and climate…

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Manchin undercuts Biden, leaving his agenda in limbo

Manchin undercuts Biden, leaving his agenda in limbo

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) stunned fellow Democrats on Sunday by announcing he would not vote for President Biden’s ambitious climate and social spending bill, which his allies saw as the crowning legislative achievement of his first term.Biden’s…

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Biden to sign landmark infrastructure package in major win for domestic agenda

Biden to sign landmark infrastructure package in major win for domestic agenda

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden on Monday will sign into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which brings $550 billion in new spending to the country.     

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Biden pushes House Democrats to pass spending bills ‘right now’

Biden pushes House Democrats to pass spending bills ‘right now’

This post was originally published on this site“Let’s show the world that America’s democracy can deliver and propel our economy forward,” the president said. “Let’s get this done.”

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US House to vote Friday on giant twin bills at center of Biden agenda

US House to vote Friday on giant twin bills at center of Biden agenda

This post was originally published on this site Democratic leaders announced the US House would vote Friday on President Joe Biden’s $3 trillion blueprint to transform transport networks and expand the welfare safety net. House Democratic leaders had been hoping for a procedural vote on Biden’s $1.75 trillion Build Back...

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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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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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