U.S. Senate Dems advance Medicare prescription drug negotiation plan
The proposal would allow Medicare to begin negotiating some prescription drug prices starting in 2023.
Why there’s such an impasse in Congress: Some questions and answers
Progressives have called for Senate action on the social programs bill before taking a vote in the House on traditional infrastructure.
Democrats’ vision for free community college would boost undocumented students
A lifeline for many people now denied access to higher education could also reignite controversies in Republican-leaning states over immigration and federal overreach.
Are Democrats ever going to get their act together? | Dick Polman
I don’t care which faction – the 'centrists' or the 'progressives' – has the better grievances. Just knock it off.
How the $3.5T budget bill before Congress helps Pa., other states on agriculture
The bill sets aside $66B for fighting climate change, encouraging research. It passed committee on party lines
Universal pre-K, free community college included in sweeping reconciliation bill
Republicans objected to many of the amendments offered during the markup, citing high costs and arguing that the reconciliation process should not be used to make policy changes.
These are the four big climate items in the reconciliation bill in Congress | Analysis
Fighting climate change is key for House progressives. Many won't support the $1.2T bipartisan infrastructure bill unless a more robust climate bill also passes