The Big Democratic Package: What’s Inside and What’s Outside?

The Big Democratic Package: What’s Inside and What’s Outside?

WASHINGTON (AP) – Nowhere near the $ 4 trillion dollar proposal first launched by President Joe Biden to rebuild America’s public infrastructure and family support systems but compromise package to tackle health inflation, climate change and deficit reduction strategies looks on track for Senate votes this weekend. The estimated $ 740 billion proposal, impressed by … Read more

Senate rules arbiter weakens the Dem drug plan in the income statement

Senate rules arbiter weakens the Dem drug plan in the income statement

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate lawmaker on Saturday dealt a blow to the Democrats’ plan to cut drug prices, but left the rest of their sprawling economic bill largely intact as party leaders braced for the first votes on a package containing many of President Joe Biden’s top national goals. Elizabeth MacDonough, the non-partisan arbiter of … Read more

Democrats change some tax provisions while preparing the income statement

Democrats change some tax provisions while preparing the income statement

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats reduced part of their minimum corporate tax proposal and made other changes to their gigantic income statement, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday, as they drove President Joe Biden’s election season victory on his national agenda. In an unusual peek at closed-door bargaining, Schumer, DNY, said Democrats dropped a proposed … Read more

The Democrats say they have reached an agreement on the economic package

The Democrats say they have reached an agreement on the economic package

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Democrats agreed on 11th hour changes to their core economic legislation, they announced Thursday at the end, removing the main obstacle to pushing one of President Joe Biden’s key election year priorities. through the chamber in the next few days. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., A centrist seen as the pivotal vote … Read more

The Democrats say they have reached an agreement on the economic package

The Democrats say they have reached an agreement on the economic package

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Democrats agreed on 11th hour changes to their core economic legislation, they announced Thursday at the end, removing the main obstacle to pushing one of President Joe Biden’s key election year priorities. through the chamber in the next few days. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., A centrist seen as the pivotal vote … Read more

Lawyers: the Senate bill means environmental health, even harm

Lawyers: the Senate bill means environmental health, even harm

Billions of dollars in climate and environmental investments could flow to US communities that have been plagued by pollution and climate threats for decades if the proposed inflation reduction law becomes law. The bill, announced by senses Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin last month, could also kick-start the transition to clean energy in regions still … Read more

7 changes Americans are willing to make to fix social security

7 changes Americans are willing to make to fix social security

zimmytws | iStock | Getty Images There are only 13 years before Social Security may not be able to pay all the benefits, according to a recent annual report by the program administrators. In 2035, only 80% of the benefits will be paid if Congress does not terminate the program first. Supporting the program will … Read more

New cryptocurrency oversight legislation comes as the industry shakes

New cryptocurrency oversight legislation comes as the industry shakes

WASHINGTON (AP) – After 13 years, at least three crashes, dozens of scams and Ponzi schemes and hundreds of billions of dollars made and evaporated, cryptocurrencies finally have the full attention of Congress, whose legislators and lobbyists have plastered Capitol Hill with proposals on how to regulate the sector. The latest bipartisan proposal arrived on … Read more

China blocks some imports from Taiwan but avoids chip breaks

China blocks some imports from Taiwan but avoids chip breaks

BEIJING (AP) – China has blocked imports of citrus fruits, fish and other foods from Taiwan in retaliation for a visit by an important American legislator, Nancy Pelosi, but has avoided interrupting one of the most important technological and production relationships in the world. The two sides, which split in 1949 after a civil war, … Read more