Republicans sink Schumer’s test vote on bipartisan infrastructure plan, but talks continue

WASHINGTON – A key procedural vote on the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan failed to pass the full Senate on Wednesday, after Republicans united in opposition to moving ahead with an unfinished bill. The vote failed 49-51, with all Republicans lined up against it. The measure, a placeholder for the eventual bill, needed 60 votes… Continue reading Republicans sink Schumer’s test vote on bipartisan infrastructure plan, but talks continue

The COVID-19 Relief Bill Passed. What’s Biden’s Next Big Move?

US President Joe Biden, with Vice President Kamala Harris (R), speaks about the American Rescue Plan in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 12, 2021. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

Now that Democrats have passed President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, all eyes turn to what’s next. But what that is isn’t exactly clear. “I would expect the president’s agenda, moving forward, will reflect the Build Back Better agenda that he talked about on the campaign trail,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said… Continue reading The COVID-19 Relief Bill Passed. What’s Biden’s Next Big Move?

China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O’Brien

Chinese government-linked hackers have been targeting U.S. election infrastructure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien said on Sunday, indicating a more active level of alleged Chinese interference. O’Brien’s comments appeared to go beyond a statement released on Friday by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence which… Continue reading China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O’Brien

We’re considering selling off some assets to raise money for infrastructure – Kogi government

The Kogi state government has announced that it is considering selling off some assets to raise money for infrastructure in the state.  Kingsley Fanwo, the state commissioner for information and communication who made the announcement on Wednesday July 15, said they are considering ceding businesses such as hotels and transportation to the private sector to focus… Continue reading We’re considering selling off some assets to raise money for infrastructure – Kogi government