spending

Senators eye $579B in new infrastructure spending, $1T plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike...
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Senators eye $579B in new infrastructure spending, $1T plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending that could be rolled out...
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Biden says jobs report bolsters case for government spending

President Joe Biden portrayed the May jobs report as a jumping off point for more spending on infrastructure and education to keep growth going...
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Social spending, taxes on business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday unveiled a $6 trillion budget for next year that’s piled high with new safety net programs...
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Biden doubling spending to prepare for hurricanes, storms

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is doubling U.S. emergency spending to help communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events, while launching...
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Some states plan big spending with Biden’s aid, others…

Though still awaiting money from the latest federal coronavirus relief act, some governors and state lawmakers already are making plans to add the multibillion-dollar...
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Biden wants trillions for infrastructure, but a hurdle remains:…

WASHINGTON — Democrats are fighting to approve trillions of dollars in new spending to tackle everything from education to housing to clean energy, the...
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Biden to visit storm-battered Louisiana to tout infrastructure spending

By Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday will visit the Gulf Coast state of Louisiana, which has backed Republicans in U.S....
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U.S. Treasury’s Yellen tamps down inflation fears over Biden…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday tamped down concerns that President Joe Biden’s plans for infrastructure, jobs and families will cause...
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