Mazie Hirono having absolutely no fucks to give makes her among the most refreshing of politicians https://t.co/zxAA3i8joQ
— Erik Loomis (@ErikLoomis) March 29, 2021
Dems say minimum wage meeting went … surprisingly well!
Manchin seemed steadfast about $11 an hour, per attendee, but Sinema suggested that if the wage was raised to $11 now and aggressively indexed, wouldn't be far off $15 by 2024@marianne_levinehttps://t.co/C81q9iIkVn
— Burgess Everett (@burgessev) March 23, 2021
And Biden will sign it Friday:
BREAKING: House passes $1.9T Covid relief bill that includes $1,400 checks, $300/wk jobless benefits, child allowance of up to $3,600 for one year, $125B for K-12 schools, $30B for public transit, $25B for rental assistance, $14B for vaccine distribution. https://t.co/wE4cLtFdAK pic.twitter.com/gm8DrDG05w
— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 10, 2021
✅ $1400 checks to 158 million households
✅ Unemployment extended thru August for 11 million people
✅ $39 billion for childcare providers
✅ 66 million kids benefiting from the child tax credit
✅EITC expanded to 17 million workers
This is so big!!! Proud! pic.twitter.com/I9f4Gq2cm6
— Adrienne Watson (@Adrienne_DNC) March 10, 2021
NEW: American Airlines is telling 13,000 workers who received notices of April 1 furloughs "you can tear them up!" House passage of $1.9 trillion stimulus bill extends airline Payroll Support Program once again. pic.twitter.com/a23SkVfhwd
— Pete Muntean (@petemuntean) March 10, 2021
JUST IN: The Dow soars to record high, marking its first-ever finish above 32,000 points.
— Ana Cabrera (@AnaCabrera) March 10, 2021
This is more true today than it was when I wrote it nearly two years ago. We need a structural fix to a system that rewards divisiveness and amplifies regional differences. By counting the other preferences people can have, ranked ballots do exactly that. https://t.co/l23gepW8b0
— Max Fawcett (@maxfawcett) February 16, 2021
NEW: "The era of small government is over."— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) February 8, 2021
Democrats want to bulk up the Covid package with more cash relief, this time for families with kids, the latest sign of a shift within the party away from deficit fears and toward a larger economic safety net.https://t.co/Rm4uEviMvC
The White House, the House, and the Senate. Hallelujah. And we elected the son of a woman who picked cotton to the U.S. Senate. That is beautiful. We elected John Lewis’ pastor, and John Lewis’ intern. Just beautiful.