Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Lewisville, said the debate over COVID-19 liability shields was the major sticking point delaying an agreement.
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‘Stakeholder Capitalism,’ the Climate Wars, and Democracy
The leftist objectives of “woke capitalism,” a phenomenon which is intertwined with “socially responsible” investment (SRI) and has at its base, stakeholder capitalism, have obscured the way in which ...
Bill to Make Juneteenth a Federal Holiday Heads to Biden’s Desk
The House approved the measure, which would designate June 19 as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. Senator Joe Manchin III put forth a list of voting rights ...
Dems eye $6T plan on infrastructure, Medicare, immigration
Democrats are eyeing a $6 trillion infrastructure investment plan that goes far beyond roads and bridges to include core party priorities, from lowering the Medicare eligibility age ...
POLITICO Playbook: The folly of bullying Joe Manchin
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White House to assess infrastructure talks after next week
The White House plans to give the bipartisan infrastructure negotiations another week to 10 days before assessing next steps, which could include pursuing a Democrats-only ...
COVID-19 Exposed the Faults in America’s Elder Care System. This Is Our Best Shot to Fix Them
That is to say, the U.S. health care system basically left its nursing-home residents as sitting ducks for a viral pandemic like COVID-19. Nursing homes and other group facilities are inherently petri ...
Daily on Energy, Presented by Citizens' Climate Lobby: G7 agreement on coal puts new pressure on China
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A year of lake dives, whale swallows lobsterman, hitting the trails: News from around our 50 states
Idaho woman’s home plundered during pandemic-extended trip, Nebraska gathering offers chance to shoot ‘zombies,’ and more ...
Biden Cuts Off Stalled Infrastructure Talks With Leading Republicans
The president is turning to a bipartisan group of centrist senators to try to salvage an infrastructure bill. The Senate, in a 68-32 vote, passed a landmark industrial policy bill meant to bolster U.S ...
Harris announces grants for broadband on tribal lands, pitches broader Biden infrastructure plan
The president is spending the day in Rehobeth Beach, Del., with first lady Jill Biden, who is celebrating her 70th birthday.
POLITICO Playbook: The art of the (infrastructure) deal
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Republicans make new infrastructure offer, but the two parties remain far apart
The latest proposal comes days before a Memorial Day deadline for progress on a bipartisan plan to pay for roads, bridges and broadband internet.