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U.S. Domestic spending plan

House moves toward OK of Dems’ sweeping social, climate bill

Democrats brushed aside months-long divisions and approached House passage of their expansive social and environment bill late Thursday, as President Joe Biden and his party neared a defining win in their drive to use their control of government to funnel its resources toward their domestic priorities. House approval, expected on a near party-line vote, would

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Democrats’ slimmer $1.75 trillion Build Back Better still has skeptics

Democratic leaders announced Thursday that they reached agreement on a $1.75 trillion “framework” for their Build Back Better plan, a sweeping social and environmental spending plan that would increase funding for everything from child care to Medicare. The deal is the latest step in a months-long fight between progressive and moderate Democrats, who had objected

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Biden pitches spending plan as key to fight climate change

President Joe Biden tried to advance his domestic spending plans on Colorado on Tuesday by warning about climate change’s dangers while highlighting how his clean-energy proposals would also create good-paying jobs. The trip to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Flatirons Campus outside Denver capped the president’s two-day swing to the West, and offered Biden the

Environment

Climate activists hail Dem budget spending on clean energy

Environmental groups hailed a sweeping $3.5 trillion domestic spending plan announced by Democrats, saying it would make “transformational investments” in clean energy and jobs and put the nation on a path to cut greenhouse emissions by at least 50% by 2030. The plan also would move the country toward a carbon-free electric grid by 2035,

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