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House lawmakers demand Pelosi and McCarthy vote ‘quickly’ on bills banning Congress from stock trading

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa.., accuses Pelosi of “free market” hypocrisy on “Kudlow.” A group of more than two dozen lawmakers is urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to ‘quickly’ organize a vote on legislation that would ban members of Congress from owning or trading stocks , learned Fox News. Fox […]

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Voting rights update: White House pushes for changes to filibuster rule

Credit: Tom Williams/Getty DSoon after, President Joe Biden called for a change in Senate rules to make way for passing voting rights legislation, and the White House is pushing for action. As the Senate Democratic caucus continues negotiations on a possible filibuster franchise exception, White House senior adviser Cedric Richmond said senators straddling the fence […]

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Inflation report was probably the best the White House could have hoped for

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the November Jobs Report at the White House in Washington, United States, December 3, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters The Ministry of Labor report on consumer inflation showed that prices continue to rise. But as hot as 6.8% year over year, inflation is, Friday’s consumer price index is […]

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Whatcom School ornaments on display outside the White House

A fifth-grade class from Harmony Elementary in the Mount Baker School District made ornaments to display on a tree outside the White House in Washington DC Michelle hubbert Courtesy of the Bellingham Herald If you’ve ever asked a 10 or 11 year old to keep something exciting a secret, imagine trying to stop a classroom […]

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White House decorations honor pandemic workers

The decorations for President Joe Biden’s First Christmas at the White House, honor workers who remained at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The White House gave the public a first look at the decorations on Monday. The topic chosen for the Christmas 2021 White House is “Gifts from the Heart”. The traditional Gingerbread White House […]

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Biden to sign T $ 1 infrastructure bill in bipartisan White House ceremony – NBC10 Philadelphia

President Joe Biden enacted a $ 1 trillion infrastructure plan on Monday that provides funds for roads, bridges, ports, rail transportation, clean water, power grid, high-speed internet and more. The plan promises to reach almost every corner of the country. It is a historic investment that the president compared to the construction of the transcontinental […]

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How Pete Buttigieg plans to boost racial equity through transportation

Washington Pete Buttigieg, the transportation secretary who holds the purse strings of much of President Joe Biden’s $ 1,000 billion infrastructure package, spoke to reporters about its impact – the promise of more electric cars , intercity train lines, larger airports – when a sharp question came up. How would he go about integrating racial […]

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Biden to build $ 1,000 billion worth of roads, bridges and railroads

US President Joe Biden will sign a bipartisan infrastructure bill on Monday at a ceremony attended by members of Congress who helped draft the legislation, the White House said on Wednesday. The House of Representatives last week passed the $ 1 trillion package to improve highways, broadband and other infrastructure. It was adopted by the […]

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David Marcus: Buttigieg’s fanatic bridging remark was a bag of nonsense

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was sharply mocked this week when asked how the Biden administration planned to “deconstruct” racist infrastructure systems in America. “Mayor Pete” responded that he was surprised that so few Americans know how many racist roads and bridges there are, particularly citing the low […]

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Trillion dollar package means millions for South Dakota roads and bridges

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) – South Dakota is expected to receive $ 1.9 billion in federal assistance for highway projects over the next five years under the recently approved federal infrastructure program, according to the administration of President Joe Biden. But that’s not the only money that would come to South Dakota. The state would […]

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No movement on Line 5 pipeline before environmental review, White House says

This article is part of Watching Washington, a regular dispatch from CBC News correspondents on US politics and developments affecting Canadians. What’s new The White House said Monday it was awaiting a full environmental review before making decisions on the disputed Line 5 pipeline from Canada. It might take a while. At a press briefing […]

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Illinois Democrats embrace gerrymandering in US House fight

CHICAGO – In the neck-and-neck fight to keep control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats need help from the few places where state lawmakers can make 2022 difficult for Republicans. Illinois Democrats delivered on Thursday, using their dominance in state government to advance new congressional district maps intended to eliminate two Republican-held districts and […]

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State House Committee Hears Case to Give Georgia DACA Students State Tuition Fees

Georgian lawmakers are expected to meet under the Gold Dome in January for the 2022 General Assembly, which means a second chance for bills that have not crossed the finish line this year. Immigration rights activists hope that a law Project it would allow so-called Georgia dreamers – beneficiaries of the Obama-era deferred action for […]

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Senate approves short-term extension of transportation programs

WASHINGTON – The Senate approved a short-term extension to transportation programs on Saturday, sending President Biden interim legislation after the House again delayed voting on an estimated $ 1,000 billion infrastructure bill . The 30-day extension to transportation programs effectively creates a new deadline for Democrats to resolve the divisions that delayed the $ 1,000 […]