Sunday, May 19, 2024

Tag: Build Back Better act

Defenseless

We want a serious change in our federal spending priorities away from destruction to actual human needs.

Senate slammed for passing ‘bloated’ NDAA but delaying Build Back Better...

“Don’t tell me we can’t afford to fight poverty, cancel student debt, pass paid leave, and defeat the climate crisis,” said Rep. Pramila Jayapal after senators approved the $786 billion military spending bill.

What’s that ‘surtax’ doing in Build Back Better?

The new Build Back Better surtax might just turn out to be a giant first tax step toward the more equal America that we all so desperately need.

Build Back Better Act passes House with most ambitious climate provisions...

The legislation still needs to pass the Senate to make a difference.

$285 billion tax cut for the rich is now 2nd most...

“The whole initiative seems deliberately sculpted to hand the American right a weapon to bludgeon Democrats ahead of the election.“

Upend this damaging narrative about spending

Polls say Americans should love the Build Back Better Act — but most are only hearing talking points about its price tag.

Pelosi delays infrastructure vote as Progressives refuse to budge without Build...

“House Progressives have once again demonstrated what effective collective power can do if we stay united in our fight for transformative policies for the American people.”

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Trump’s alleged $1 billion campaign deal with Big Oil: $110 billion windfall revealed

An investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo offer to oil executives uncovers potential tax savings of $110 billion, raising serious ethical, legal, and environmental concerns.

16 Democrats join GOP to pass controversial Israel Security Assistance Support Act

In a surprising bipartisan move, 16 Democrats break ranks to support a GOP-led bill compelling U.S. military aid to Israel, despite President Biden’s veto threat and significant human rights concerns.

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US drug policy

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates.

Florida bans sale and distribution of lab-grown meat throughout state

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis passed a ban on lab-grown meat with similar initiatives being considered in Arizona, Alabama and Tennessee.

Trump’s alleged $1 billion oil deal exposed: Media blackout raises alarms

A stunning quid pro quo promise to Big Oil executives by former President Donald Trump receives scant coverage, raising questions about media integrity and democratic accountability.