Nonprofit Organizations Are About to Get Hit With a Big Bill to Help Pay for the Nation’s Infrastructure

President Joe Biden has notched two legislative victories in November, with the House last week passing the Build Back Better Act, his massive social spending, tax and climate bill, and approving a bipartisan bill aimed at revamping the nation’s crumbling infrastructure earlier this month. Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, or IIJA, in a triumphant ceremony last week, heralding a bipartisan victory that will infuse $550 billion over a decade in new spending for the nation’s roads, bridges, ports and transportation.

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Two Dems Could Sabotage Bank Regulator Who Opposed Their Deregulatory Agenda

President Biden’s pick to police big banks fended off attacks from Republicans over her scholarship on climate risk, cryptocurrency, and financial regulation, as well as her personal history and background, at a heated confirmation hearing last Thursday.
But if Cornell Law School professor Saule Omarova falls short of confirmation, it will be because Democrats who collaborated with Republicans during the Trump administration on deregulating the financial sector resent that she called attention to their efforts at the time.

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Two Dems Could Sabotage Bank Regulator Who Opposed Their Deregulatory Agenda

President Biden’s pick to police big banks fended off attacks from Republicans over her scholarship on climate risk, cryptocurrency, and financial regulation, as well as her personal history and background, at a heated confirmation hearing last Thursday.
But if Cornell Law School professor Saule Omarova falls short of confirmation, it will be because Democrats who collaborated with Republicans during the Trump administration on deregulating the financial sector resent that she called attention to their efforts at the time.

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Biden’s Big Social Infrastructure Bill Finally Gets Passed by the House—Now Comes the Hard Part

The House on Friday morning approved President Joe Biden’s massive social spending bill, representing a historic investment in health care, childcare, climate, and education and bringing the legislation one step closer to becoming law. That the House managed finally to bring this bill to the floor and pass it is a significant achievement for Democrats—the measure has been the subject of intense negotiations that have burdened it with substantial delays.

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House Democrats finally pass a massive social spending bill 

The House of Representatives on Friday passed Democrats’ sweeping $1.85 trillion climate and social spending bill, a huge and historic investment in early childhood education, clean energy, and other measures.
The legislation, dubbed the Build Back Better Act (BBB), would dedicate substantial funding to universal pre-K, provide child care subsidies covering roughly 20 million children, and extend an expanded child tax credit for one more year.

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House Democrats finally pass a massive social spending bill 

The House of Representatives on Friday passed Democrats’ sweeping $1.85 trillion climate and social spending bill, a huge and historic investment in early childhood education, clean energy, and other measures.
The legislation, dubbed the Build Back Better Act (BBB), would dedicate substantial funding to universal pre-K, provide child care subsidies covering roughly 20 million children, and extend an expanded child tax credit for one more year.

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Build Back Better — Wasting Trillions

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Posted: Nov 17, 2021 12:01 AM

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As Democrats regroup to try to pass their $2 trillion Build Back Better Act, pressure grows for shining the light of fiscal responsibility on all this.
Given President Joe Biden’s crashing approval ratings, there is some hint that the American people smell a rat.
One sign of the smell of that rat is the alarming escalation of the rate of inflation to where it hasn’t been in over 30 years.

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The Stupid Technicality That Could Down the Biden Agenda

This week is expected to be a defining one for the Biden agenda, bookended by the bipartisan infrastructure bill signing on Monday and the long-anticipated Congressional Budget Office score of the Build Back Better Act due on Friday. The CBO score is the contingency upon which the five conservative Democratic holdouts in the House have conditioned their support for the $1.85 billion package.
Already, that CBO score seems to be hitting a long-prophesied snag.

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If Biden doesn’t pass the climate bill, it will be the betrayal of a generation | Daniel Sherrell

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If Biden doesn’t pass the climate bill, it will be the betrayal of a generation

Daniel Sherrell

Failure to pass Build Back Better would disillusion a generation of voters, and potentially fracture the Democratic party

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Lenin Nolly/SOPA Images/REX/Shutterstock (12594456l) US President, Joe Biden waves accompanied by the First Lady Jill Biden on arrival to the White House at South Lawn/White House in Washington.

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Op-Ed: Setting the record straight about what Biden’s proposed social programs would do

Democrats on Friday scored a win for President Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill. Now focus is turning to the broader Build Back Better Act, his proposal to expand access to medical care, child care, preschool and much more.
Unfortunately, detractors are throwing around so many distortions that it’s hard to keep track of what’s actually in the legislation, also known as the budget reconciliation bill.
Sen. Joe Manchin, the Democratic swing vote from West Virginia, is a good starting point for straightening out some of the misconceptions.

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