A new federal program that provides monthly payments to an estimated 35 million families with children is set to expire at the end of December.
In their most public, forceful protest to date, Republicans muscled to passage a proposal that aims to repeal the Biden administration’s rules ordering large private businesses to require vaccination or implement comprehensive coronavirus testing for workers.
Democrats and Republicans said Tuesday they had secured a deal to raise the country’s debt ceiling.
For Manchin, the package may be too large in size and scope, it may not be financed it full, it might intensify a recent uptick in prices and it could inflict other harm on the economy, he said Tuesday at an event hosted by The Wall Street Journal.
Officials in the department’s Office of Tax Policy felt the new 15 percent minimum tax could lead to unintended consequences and prove difficult to enforce.
Writing to lawmakers on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) affirmed the aggressive timeline, warning that there are “long days and nights, and potentially weekends,” ahead of the chamber for it to finish a fuller array of legislative legwork before the end of the year.
Would the Bruce’s Beach case be a one-off, or a tipping point in a national struggle over Black land ownership?
The spending measure would fund government operations until Feb. 18. Some conservatives had threatened to block passage over vaccine concerns, but an amendment they offered was rejected.
The current Fed board is exclusively White, and that is hardly a historical anomaly.
Entering the week, Democrats and Republicans initially had hoped to fund the government into early 2022. A day later, the very catastrophe they had tried to avoid seemed increasingly likely to occur.
New vaccines are likely covered by existing contracts, but some Biden aides are looking at whether more money will be necessary
From 2012 to 2017, Cordray served as the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Stock portfolios are up and the economy is strong in Santa Clarita, but everyone is noticing higher prices.
The FTC order, approved by a 4-0 vote, came as President Biden met at the White House with corporate chieftains in the latest display of presidential concern over supply chain snarls.
The flurry of policy battles set the stage for a politically discordant month on Capitol Hill at a time when tensions between Democrats and Republicans are running higher than ever.
New problems arise as old ones are fixed.
Shalanda Young has served as the acting director of the White House Office of Management and Budget since spring.
The decision comes as the administration faces mounting political pressure over gas prices.
The president also said he would nominate Lael Brainard to become vice chair of the central bank.
Biden has blamed the oil industry for the increase in gas prices. Other business broadsides could be coming.