Democrats unveil new billionaires' tax plan to help pay for Biden agenda
Senate Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a new billionaires' tax proposal, an entirely new entry in the tax code designed to help pay for Joe Biden's sweeping domestic policy package and edge his party closer to an overall agreement on a shrunken version of the administration's $3.5tn flagship legislation.
Democrats Eye Billionaire Tax With Potential Backing From "Centrists"
Top Democrats are preparing a new tax plan that would levy a tax on billionaires as a part of their tax reform plan in the reconciliation bill.
Scientists may have found a planet outside of the Milky Way galaxy for the first time
In this 30 second exposure, a meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 10, 2021, in Spruce Knob, West Virginia.
Texas governor signs new law targeting transgender youth as suicide hotline calls soar
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a new law forbidding students from competing on school sports teams that match their gender identity.
Texas signs into law bill banning transgender athletes from school sports
Texas governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed into law a bill banning transgender girls from participating in female sports at public schools.
Free community college cut from Biden's spending package
President Biden told Democratic lawmakers last week that tuition-free community college would likely be scrapped from his social spending package, disappointing higher education advocates and dealing a blow to the administration's college-affordability agenda.
Pelosi 'very confident' Democrats will reach deal to salvage Biden agenda
House speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed confidence on Sunday that a deal between Democrats to salvage Joe Biden's ambitious social agenda was "pretty much there", paving the way for a possible vote in Congress later this week.
'Striketober' is showing workers' rising power - but will it lead to lasting change?
US labor unions have been on the defensive for decades but this October there has been a surprising burst of worker militancy and strikes as workers have gone on the offensive to demand more.
What Biden's Build Back Better bill would mean for San Franciscans - The San Francisco Examiner
What Biden's Build Back Better bill would mean for San Franciscans
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