Senate Dems Reach Agreement on $3.5T Budget Resolution

Senate Democrats reached a breakthrough this week on a $3.5 trillion package that includes massive new spending on a range of health, education and federal safety net programs endorsed by President Biden and progressive lawmakers. Republicans have opposed many of the proposals in the plan, but Democrats intend to move this legislation via the budget… Read more »

Senate Democrats Begin Work on Budget Reconciliation

Alongside the bipartisan infrastructure negotiations, Senate Democrats are taking initial steps toward passing an infrastructure package through the budget reconciliation process, which only requires a majority vote of 50 in the Senate. The White House endorsed this dual-track approach, and senior administration officials met with Democratic leaders in Congress to discuss plans for budget reconciliation Wednesday… Read more »

White House to Propose $6T Budget Plan

The White House is set to propose a $6 trillion budget plan tomorrow that reflects President Biden’s plans to invest in infrastructure, health care, education and the social safety net. According to documents obtained by the New York Times, Biden’s first budget request as president would take the United States to its highest sustained levels… Read more »