February 22, 2024

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What we know so far about the Democrats’ big spending proposals | Nation & World News

Democrats in Congress are pushing ahead with a sweeping multi-trillion-dollar 10-year spending plan that marks the latest step in their drive to expand education, health care and childcare support, tackle the climate crisis and make further investments in infrastructure.

Thirteen House committees are crafting the legislation that will make up the massive package in coming days, with a target of submitting detailed bills by September 15. Democratic leaders hope to hold a floor vote later this month.

Party leaders are hoping to use the annual budget process to push through a major broadening of the nation’s social safety net envisioned

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 | Kaiser Health News

Worst In The US: Florida, Arkansas Have ‘High Transmission’ Everywhere

In the past week, Florida accounted for nearly a quarter of all cases in the country — more than any other state. Meanwhile, health care workers at Jacksonville’s Baptist Medical Center say severely ill covid patients are begging to receive the vaccine just before being put on ventilators.