Thursday, September 16, 2021: D.C. News

Three moderate Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Committee voted against a measure to let Medicare negotiate the price of some drugs, sinking the party’s signature drug pricing bill. The House Ways & Means (W&M) Committee later passed the...

Tuesday, September 14, 2021: D.C. News

Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee outlined numerous tax hikes to fund the $3.5 trillion budget bill. The plan calls for a corporate tax rate of 26.5 percent – 1.5 percent higher than what Senator Joe Manchin favors – and restores the top individual tax...

Monday, September 13, 2021: D.C. News

The House Ways and Means Committee advanced its proposal for the $3.5 trillion budget bill. The legislation would make permanent enhanced ACA subsidies that give people greater help in affording their premiums and expand Medicare to cover dental (in 2028), hearing (in...

Friday, September 10, 2021: D.C. News

President Biden ordered sweeping vaccine mandates for around 100 million federal employees, health care workers, and many other private-sector workers in an attempt to contain the surging COVID-19 pandemic. The plan directs the Department of Labor’s Occupational...

Thursday, September 9, 2021: D.C. News

The White House plans to release a prescription drug pricing plan today that backs proposals from Democratic lawmakers and outlines a strategy for administrative action for the first time. The plan broadly supports allowing the federal government to negotiate drug...

Wednesday, September 8, 2021: D.C. News

President Biden is set to deliver a major address tomorrow on the next phase of his pandemic response. While officials are still finalizing specifics, the speech is expected to touch on schools, private companies, and requirements for federal employees. Climbing...