American Jobs Plan

Energy

Joe Biden’s Billion-Dollar ‘If You Build It, They Will Drive’ EV Charger Strategy

American taxpayers subsidize electric vehicles (EVs). American politicians hold press conferences promoting electric cars, too. But the one thing almost nobody in the U.S. is prepared to do? Actually drive them. Of the more than 276 million vehicles registered in the United States, fewer than 1.5 million are plug-in electric vehicles and another 5.4 million are hybrid electric. That’s less than

National

GOP senators ready $1T infrastructure counteroffer to Biden

Senate Republicans revived negotiations Tuesday over President Joe Biden’s sweeping investment plan, preparing a $1 trillion infrastructure proposal that would be funded with COVID-19 relief money as a counteroffer to the White House ahead of a Memorial Day deadline toward a bipartisan deal. The Republicans said they would disclose details of the new offer by

Biden Administration

As deadlines slip, Biden agenda faces crucial assessment

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan is hitting roadblocks. A policing overhaul after the killing of George Floyd is up in the air. Even a seemingly bipartisan effort to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol faces the blockade of Republican opposition in Congress. It’s a pivotal time for many aspects of Biden’s ambitious agenda.

Opinion

Opinion: Has Anyone Told Washington the Economy Has Already Recovered?

Washington is in the process of spending more than $6 trillion to rescue an economy that doesn’t need rescuing. A look at U.S. economic data shows just how insane this spending plan is. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, passed in March, was marketed primarily as economic stimulus. The Washington Post dubbed it “among the

Opinion

Opinion: Biden Jobs Plan Depends on Too Many Faulty Assumptions

On March 31, the Biden administration unveiled the $2 trillion American Jobs Plan (AJP), a new infrastructure plan that contains some concerning broadband provisions which would be harmful to internet consumers. The plan allocates $100 billion for investment in broadband intending to bring “affordable, reliable, and high-speed internet to every American.” The plan aims to do this in three key

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