Thursday, July 29

Budget

Bernie Sanders, Budget, Child tax credit, CTC, Democrats, Economy, Infrastructure, Joe Biden, Joe Manchin, Politics, Reconciliation, Republicans, Senate, Spending

Joe Manchin balks at backing $6 trillion in infrastructure spending sought by Bernie Sanders, Senate Democrats

Joe Manchin balked at the $6 trillion price-tag of an economic package proposed by Bernie Sanders. "I have a hard time swallowing that," he told reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Democrats are trying to pass a larger economic package that ticks off parts of Biden's agenda. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
Arizona, Budget, Democrats, GOP, Phoenix Arizona, Politics, Republicans, Texas

Arizona House Dems refused to show up to the floor, blocking the state GOP from advancing a budget that included a tax cut to benefit the wealthy

Arizona House Dems refused to show up to a budget debate Tuesday, blocking the GOP from advancing a budget plan. The proposed budget included a $1.7 billion tax cut that would mainly benefit the wealthy. Last month, Texas legislators staged a walkout to block a GOP-backed bill restricting voting rights. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Democrats in Arizona refused to appear for a scheduled debate on Tuesday, preventing state Republicans from advancing a budget that includes a $1.7 billion tax cut that would mainly benefit the wealthy.With state Democrats refusing to show for legislative business on Tuesday, the st...