What to Know in Washington: House Wants a Say in Infrastructure

The Senate spent months finessing its $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan. Now, its House counterparts want their own say on the legislation.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Pharma Could Face Billions in Waste Fines

Drug manufacturers Takeda Pharmaceutical and Roche could each be forced to repay the government $100 million annually for wasted medicines under the bipartisan Senate infrastructure deal.

Takeda, Roche on Hook for Wasted Drug Spending Under Senate Deal

Drugmakers Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Roche Holding AG could each be forced to repay the government $100 million annually for wasted medicines under the Senate infrastructure deal.

House Democrats Want Say in Infrastructure Deal Inked by Senate

The Senate spent months finessing its $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan. Now its House counterparts want their own say on the major legislation.

Leaders Drive Infrastructure Deal, Bypass Committee Chairmen

Ron Wyden’s latest quest on the Senate floor is to rewrite a lucrative tax provision in the Senate infrastructure deal aimed at cryptocurrency.

What to Know in Washington: Biden Eviction Ban Eases Liberal Ire

President Joe Biden quelled for now a brewing confrontation with progressive Democrats with a new moratorium on evictions during the pandemic, but the order invites a legal fight with high-stakes consequences for public health that the government may well lose.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: CDC Issues New Eviction Moratorium

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended a ban evictions in areas of the country with substantial and high transmission of coronavirus yesterday, after a firestorm of criticism from Democrats following the lapse of a previous moratorium on Saturday.

Infrastructure Deal Shirks Big Spending on Cut-Off Neighborhoods

A new program to reconnect communities split by highways would get $1 billion in the Senate infrastructure bill, just 5% of what the Biden administration initially proposed, and well below the cost of major projects.

What’s Next in ‘Never-Never Land’: Ballots & Boundaries (1)

What to Know in Washington: Potential Hurdles on Infrastructure

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) plan to pass a $550 billion infrastructure bill this week hit a potential obstacle from a surprising source when a key Republican announced he tested positive for Covid-19 and would quarantine for 10 days.
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