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Time is no ally as Dems strain to finish Biden's $2T bill

Dec. 04, 2021 00:41 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Joe Biden's $2 trillion social and environment package was a Broadway show, its seven months on Congress' stage could qualify it as a hit. But lawmaking isn't show business, and many Democrats worry that with the curtain falling soon on 2021, time is not their...

Time is no ally as Dems strain to finish Biden's $2T bill

Dec. 03, 2021 17:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Joe Biden's $2 trillion social and environment package was a Broadway show, its seven months on Congress' stage could qualify it as a hit. But lawmaking isn't show business, and many Democrats worry that with the curtain falling soon on 2021, time is not their...

Samsung says it will build $17B chip factory in Texas

Nov. 23, 2021 22:49 PM EST

Samsung said it plans to build a $17 billion semiconductor factory outside of Austin, Texas, amid a global shortage of chips used in phones, cars and other electronic devices. “This is the largest foreign direct investment in the state of Texas, ever,” Texas Gov. Greg...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Nov. 23, 2021 14:01 PM EST

Anderson Herald-Bulletin. Nov. 19, 2021. Editorial: Investing in teachers is investing in children Indiana should do more to make teacher pay raises a reality. Increased teacher salaries would be good for students, parents and communities. ...

House OKs $2T social, climate bill in Biden win; Senate next

Nov. 19, 2021 16:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A fractious House handed President Joe Biden a marquee victory Friday by approving a roughly $2 trillion social and environment bill, as Democrats cast aside disputes that for months had stalled the measure and hampered efforts to sell their priorities to voters. ...

What's inside Biden's $2T social and climate measure

Nov. 19, 2021 15:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's roughly $2 trillion plan to boost social and education programs as well as protect against global warming has passed the House, pushing it one step closer to law. The 2,135-page bill includes universal preschool, funding to limit...

House moves toward OK of Dems' sweeping social, climate bill

Nov. 18, 2021 23:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats brushed aside months-long divisions and approached House passage of their expansive social and environment bill late Thursday, as President Joe Biden and his party neared a defining win in their drive to use their control of government to funnel its resources...

Republican legislators split on prospects of Indiana tax cut

Nov. 15, 2021 16:38 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s fast-growing tax collections have some Republican lawmakers looking to push through tax cuts during the upcoming legislative session even as that move faces skepticism. The debate is a significant turnaround from a year ago when the...

Biden bill would give local news outlets 'shot in the arm'

Nov. 13, 2021 09:11 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s $1.85 trillion social spending bill includes a provision that, if it becomes law, would mark the first time the federal government has offered targeted support in response to the decline of local news. The help would come in the...

Company plans $155M pulp factory in Savannah, hiring 117

Nov. 12, 2021 19:15 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A business that looks to turn used cardboard boxes and paper into pulp for export said Friday that it plans a $155 million complex near Savannah, hiring at least 117 people. Celadon Development Corp. said it has already opened a processing facility in...