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

Another 3 ships with grain depart from the ports of Ukraine under the UN agreement

Another 3 ships with grain depart from the ports of Ukraine under the UN agreement

ISTANBUL (AP) – Three other ships carrying thousands of tons of corn left Ukrainian ports on Friday and traveled into the minewaters to inspect their cargo overdue, a sign that an international agreement to export grain has resisted since the Russia invaded Ukraine it was slowly progressing. But there are major obstacles to be faced … 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

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

Edmunds: 5 easy vehicles on the wallet

Edmunds: 5 easy vehicles on the wallet

New cars are more expensive than ever in today’s economy. Inflation, low inventories and now rising interest rates have all put a strain on prices. Last week, the Fed raised interest rates for the fourth time this year, exacerbating the problems facing car buyers. Yet despite the higher prices, many Americans have an insatiable appetite … 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

Democrats seem to be headed for the climate, health wins after ups and downs

Democrats seem to be headed for the climate, health wins after ups and downs

WASHINGTON – It has been over a year and has seen many ups and downs. Now, a democratic economic package focused on climate and health care faces hurdles, but looks headed towards Congress passing the party line next month. The approval would allow President Joe Biden and his party to claim triumph over top priorities … Read more