November 2, 2021
D.C. News
  • Senator Joe Manchin said he would not support President Biden’s revised spending plan without “greater clarity” about its economic effects. Citing “budget gimmicks,” Manchin said that the package’s full price tag could be double the advertised cost if the proposed programs were extended. He also urged speedy passage of a bipartisan infrastructure bill that would provide $550 billion in new money for public works projects. (Articles here, here, and here)