Tag : American Jobs Plan (2021)

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Biden Will Seek Tax Increase on Rich to Fund Child Care and Education

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WASHINGTON — President Biden will seek new taxes on the rich, including a near doubling of the capital gains tax for people earning more than...
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Republicans Look to Slash the Size of Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

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“The point is not to go out and incur new and additional debt,” Mr. Toomey said. He rejected the Democratic push to undo key elements...
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Progressive Lawmakers to Unveil Legislation on Energy and Public Housing

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“Public housing has been neglected, left to get worse, and we’re not going to stand for it anymore,” Mr. Schumer said. The president’s plan, he...
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Voters Like Biden’s Infrastructure Plan; Taxes Are an Issue

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Some Republicans are floating the possibility of putting forward a counterproposal that addresses more traditional infrastructure needs and removes the corporate tax increases. Senator Shelley...
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Biden’s Infrastructure Push Spurs a Flurry of Lobbying in Congress

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WASHINGTON — Members of Congress have begun a frenzy of lobbying to ensure that their pet projects and policy priorities are included in President Biden’s...
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Biden’s Infrastructure Sales Force Knows Its Potholes and Bridges

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WASHINGTON — As mayor of South Bend, Ind., Pete Buttigieg grew to view asphalt as his enemy. As governor of Michigan, Jennifer M. Granholm faced...
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Biden’s Tax Plan Aims to Raise $2.5 Trillion and End Profit-Shifting

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WASHINGTON — Large companies like Apple and Bristol Myers Squibb have long employed complicated maneuvers to reduce or eliminate their tax bills by shifting income...