Biden to sign order on out-of-state abortion access
The White House is limited in what it can do, and the burden has fallen on Congress to try to codify Roe v. Wade into law. A bipartisan group of senators this week introduced a bill that would protect access to abortion, but it’s unclear if it can meet the 60-vote threshold needed to advance in the Senate.
‘We can’t slow down’: In Pgh, Biden talks infrastructure, manufacturing and supply chain disruptions
Speaking from Mill 19 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Biden first took a moment to address the bridge collapse that occurred in Pittsburgh early Friday morning.
Biden pitches big boosts in education and health spending in budget request
The president’s $1.5 trillion request seeks to spend $769 billion on discretionary programs not related to defense — a 16% increase over the current fiscal year. The proposal is in sharp contrast to Trump administration budget requests during the past four years that sought to scale back the size of most domestic programs.