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A group of five moderate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a new bill to slash drug costs, signaling their party may be unable to muster enough votes to pass a larger drug pricing proposal. The larger plan is backed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and President...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) joined Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) in introducing bipartisan legislation that would put a five-year freeze on taxpayer funding for gain-of-function research. The group introduced the legislation following a report...
WASHINGTON—Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co on Saturday sharply criticized a proposal by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives to give union-made electric vehicles in the United States an additional $4,500 tax incentive. Toyota said in a statement that...
Sen. Joe Manchin III urged Congress on Thursday to take a “strategic pause” before considering President Biden’s $3.5 trillion party-line spending package over concerns about inflation. Mr. Manchin, a key Democratic swing vote from West Virginia, laid out the argument in a Wall...
Social Security will be unable to pay full benefits a year earlier than previously projected, while Medicare’s insolvency date remains just five years away, according to the latest trustee reports. But nobody in the nation’s capital is stepping up with proposals to...
As of 12:00 a.m., the Texas Heartbeat Act is in effect. The Supreme Court has not ruled on abortionists’ request to block the policy. Texas is now the first state ever to enforce a heartbeat law. The Texas Heartbeat Act...
Starting September 1, 2021, the Texas Heartbeat Act will protect every preborn baby in Texas whose heartbeat is detectable! Here is everything you need to know about the Heartbeat Act including how you are needed and frequent questions we've...
Update: GREAT NEWS FOR NOW! The potential bill (AB455) that would have mandated vaccines for all Californians is dead for the session. However, it may be passed in future sessions. ‘The public needs to know!’ lobbyist says The Globe received word...
Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks (Oakland) is looking to make a name for herself in the California legislature. Despite the deadline for introduction of new legislation having come and gone long ago, she is considering a gut and amend, slide it...
Tuesday afternoon, the House of Representatives met in an emergency session to consider rules on Sen. Sanders’ (I-Vt.) budget proposal, the Senate-passed infrastructure bill, and the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act. In a vote on rules to advance Sanders’ budget...
Marjorie Taylor Greene asks us to ACT TODAY!!! PLEASE CALL ALL Republican congressman (and moderate Democrats) at 202-224-3121 and tell them to vote "NO" on $3.5 trillion spending package, Tell them to vote "NO" on the bipartisan infrastructure bill...
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) said she opposes the Democrats’ plan to tie the $3.5 trillion budget resolution bill to the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, adding her name to the list of Democrats who say the budget resolution is...
If the driver of climate change is too much carbon dioxide, then one solution is to remove that gas from the air. The $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill passed by the Senate on Aug. 10 includes massive investments in direct air capture technologies to...
On Aug. 11, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) publicly released the full text of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) $3.5 trillion budget proposal. A few hours later, the Senate narrowly confirmed the budget 50-49. Now, the budget must win approval from the House of...