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Politics Aug 04WATCH LIVE: Senate resumes consideration of bipartisan infrastructure package
The senators who spent months stitching together a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure package are now trying to sell it to the American people before a key vote expected this week that would push a long recognized national priority much closer…
Economy Aug 03CDC issues new eviction ban for most of U.S. through Oct. 3
The new moratorium could help keep millions in their homes as the coronavirus’ delta variant has spread and states have been slow to release federal rental aid.
Economy Aug 03Yellen briefs Democrats amid calls for new ban on evictions
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has briefed House Democrats on the administration’s efforts to prevent widespread housing evictions after a moratorium lapsed.
Economy Aug 02White House says CDC can’t stop evictions, calls on states to act
The White House moved Monday to pressure state and local governments to swiftly adopt policies to protect renters after an eviction moratorium expired over the weekend, potentially pushing millions out of their homes.
Politics Aug 02WATCH: Senate resumes infrastructure bill talks
Senators unveiled a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, wrapping up days of painstaking work on the inches-thick bill.
Politics Aug 02WATCH: Jen Psaki holds White House news briefing
The White House moved Monday to pressure state and local governments to swiftly adopt policies to protect renters after an eviction moratorium expired over the weekend, potentially pushing millions of Americans out of their homes.
Nation Jul 31Schumer: Senators will ‘get the job done’ on infrastructure
Schumer said he understood that completing the writing of such a large bill is a difficult project, but he warned that he was prepared to keep lawmakers in Washington for as long as it took to complete votes on both…
Politics Jul 30Senate advances nearly $1 trillion infrastructure plan
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said that the chamber should be able to process the legislation quickly given the bipartisan support.
Politics Jul 28Senate votes to start work on $1 trillion infrastructure bill
The vote came together quickly Wednesday night after President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators reached agreement on the key part of the White House agenda.
Politics Jul 28Senate GOP ready to move forward on $1 trillion infrastructure bill
Senate Republicans negotiating a $1 trillion infrastructure bill with Democrats said Wednesday they have reached agreement on the major outstanding issues and are ready to move forward on the bill.