Death toll at 749, on course to pass high mark set in 2018, as pollution including nutrient runoff kills seagrass
Month: May 2021
Biden asks Americans to choose country over party as restrictive Texas voting bill advances
President Joe Biden called a restrictive Texas voting bill edging closer toward passage “wrong and un-American” Saturday as he pressed Congress to pass federal voting rights legislation that has very little chance of passing in the evenly divided Senate.
First Biden Budget Retains Trump-Era Business Tax Break – The Wall Street Journal
President Biden’s campaign plan would have limited deduction for partnerships, S corporations but he hasn’t proposed any changes.
Highest debt since WWII, looming fight on taxes: Takeaways from Joe Biden’s budget
Biden’s budget projects the debt would surge, relative to the economy’s size, to its highest level since World War II, reigniting GOP attacks.
Senate Democrats prepare to work on Biden infrastructure plan ‘with or without’ Republicans
President Joe Biden is negotiating an infrastructure plan with Senate Republicans, but Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says Democrats are prepared to go it alone.
AZ Gov. Doug Ducey vows to not sign any bills until Arizona Legislature passes the budget
With a month left in the fiscal year and the Arizona Legislature yet to pass a budget, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said in a letter addressed to…
US Senate blocks January 6th Commission
Senate Republicans on Friday blocked a bill that would create an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. C…
Schumer strikes deal with Crapo to save China bill | TheHill
Mother of deceased Capitol Police officer presses GOP senators to back Jan. 6 commission
Gladys Sicknick, mother of Brian Sicknick, requested sit-downs with Republicans to discuss “the importance” of an independent investigation into the deadly insurrection — as a key Senate vote looms.