House Dems pass Biden’s $1.85T domestic policy bill; Pa. lawmakers split on party lines

BY: , , and - November 19, 2021

The sprawling 'Build Back Better' legislation now goes to the U.S. Senate, where Sen. Bob Casey has called for swift action.


Congress must raise taxes on the wealthy to pay for Build Back Better | Opinion

BY: - November 14, 2021

From small towns and downtowns, more of us are also reckoning with our nation’s deep racial injustices and disparities, and seeking ways to right those wrongs.


Report: Federal spending on children rose to 4-year high in 2021 | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 12, 2021

The share of federal spending on children rose to 11.2 percent in 2021, a 3.5 percent increase over 2020, a new report concludes.


Biden’s agenda: Dems need to decide if they want to win a battle, or lose the war | John L. Micek

BY: - October 29, 2021

The GOP is an existential threat to American democracy. Pass the plan, then get to the real work.