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 to sign health and climate bill on Tuesday

Biden to sign health and climate bill on Tuesday

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden will sign into law the sweeping climate, health care and tax legislation that has been Democrats’ priority for more than a year during a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday. The signing will represent a major milestone for Biden and...

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Post Politics Now: House poised to send Inflation Reduction Act to Biden for his signature

Post Politics Now: House poised to send Inflation Reduction Act to Biden for his signature

This post was originally published on this siteThe House is taking up a sweeping Senate-passed package that aims to lower health-care costs, combat climate change, raise taxes on some large companies and reduce the deficit.

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Democrats in tough races celebrate new party-line bill, vowing lower drug costs

Democrats in tough races celebrate new party-line bill, vowing lower drug costs

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats in competitive election races were quick to tout their sweeping new climate and economic package after it passed the Senate on Sunday in a party-line

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Post Politics Now: Senate poised to work through weekend to advance economic package

Post Politics Now: Senate poised to work through weekend to advance economic package

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden is scheduled to sign two bipartisan bills that target those who commit fraud in pandemic-era small-business relief programs.

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Post Politics Now: Biden to pitch economic package as Senate schedule remains unclear

Post Politics Now: Biden to pitch economic package as Senate schedule remains unclear

This post was originally published on this siteThe president plans a virtual meeting with business and labor leaders to tout the Inflation Reduction Act, which aims to lower health-care costs, combat climate change and reduce the deficit.

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Biden administration to announce $1.75 billion in funding to improve rail station accessibility

Biden administration to announce $1.75 billion in funding to improve rail station accessibility

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration on Tuesday will announce $1.75 billion in infrastructure funding to improve accessibility at the nation’s public rail stations, allowing local transit authorities to retrofit stations with elevators to accommodate travelers with disabilities.

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House Passes $840 Billion Military Policy Bill

House Passes $840 Billion Military Policy Bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe House moved to increase President Biden’s requested Pentagon budget by $37 billion, reflecting a growing bipartisan appetite in Congress to raise military spending.

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$1 billion from infrastructure law to boost 85 airports, Biden administration says

$1 billion from infrastructure law to boost 85 airports, Biden administration says

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration announced spending to upgrade terminals, baggage screening and air traffic control towers.

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Biden administration announces over $368M for rail infrastructure improvements

Biden administration announces over $368M for rail infrastructure improvements

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration on Thursday announced over $368 million in grants to improve rail infrastructure in states including Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Kansas, Florida and Michigan. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who will announce the new round of grants from Michigan on Thursday, said...

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