House Democrats clear path toward passing $3.5 trillion budget bill and infrastructure plan after breaking stalemate

The House voted to approve a $3.5 trillion budget resolution, advance a bipartisan infrastructure bill and move forward with sweeping voting rights legislation. After centrists threatened to derail Democrats’ economic agenda by pushing for swift approval of the Senate-passed infrastructure plan, party leaders pledged to vote on it by Sept. 27. Democrats are trying to…

Biden kicks off effort to reshape U.S. economy with infrastructure package

Biden kicks off effort to reshape U.S. economy with infrastructure package By Jarrett Renshaw  4 hrs ago © Reuters/TOM BRENNER FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden hosts meeting on infrastructure with members of Congress at the White House in Washington (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Wednesday will call for a dramatic and more permanent shift in…

President Joe Biden speaks before signing the PPP Extension Act of 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, in Washington.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond roads and bridges, President Joe Biden is trying to redefine infrastructure not just as an investment in America the place, but in its workers, families and people. The first phase of his “Build Back Better” package to be unveiled Wednesday in Pittsburgh would unleash $2 trillion in new spending on four…

Biden to propose two-pronged infrastructure package

Biden to propose two-pronged infrastructure package Jack Turman  13 hrs ago © Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images gettyimages-1132669405.jpg The proposal pairs traditional forms of infrastructure with vital services.  White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that Mr. Biden’s Pennsylvania address would focus on roads, railways and domestic manufacturing. Psaki added that Mr. Biden will turn to…