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A dozen US senators plan to oppose Biden certification

A group of Republican senators led by veteran lawmaker Ted Cruz said Saturday they would not vote next week to certify Joe Biden’s election win — the latest last-ditch move to support Donald Trump’s efforts to undermine the vote. The initiative, which appears certain to fail, flies in the face of rulings in dozens of […] The post A dozen US senators plan to oppose Biden certification appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJan 2nd, 2021

Ben Sasse: GOP senator pulls up Republican who plans to delay certification of Joe Biden’s win

“In private conversations with my two dozen colleagues over the past few weeks, it seems useful to publicly explain why I will not participate........»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 1st, 2021

U.S. Senate passes $1.2T infrastructure bill

WASHINGTON (AFP) — US President Joe Biden hailed the Senate passage Tuesday of a “historic” $1.2 trillion infrastructure package, celebrating a major bipartisan win on a plan he vowed would “transform America.” The ambitious plan provides for $550 billion in new federal spending on transport infrastructure, but also for public transit, broadband Internet, and clean […] The post U.S. Senate passes $1.2T infrastructure bill appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Vast infrastructure bill overcomes key hurdle in US Senate

A vast new investment plan aimed at modernizing America's infrastructure overcame a key legislative hurdle in the US Senate on Sunday, with legislation described as "historic" by President Joe Biden now almost certain to become law......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

Australia to challenge UNESCO downgrade of Great Barrier Reef

Australia said Tuesday it will strongly oppose a UNESCO plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger" over deterioration caused by climate change......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2021

‘P25 billion additional vaccine budget too much’

The Senate may reconvene its committee of the whole to look into the Duterte administration’s plan to raise another P25 billion to purchase COVID-19 vaccines, as senators called for transparency on the government’s jab procurement transactions......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

US to push out 80M vax doses to certain allies

United States President Joe Biden will announce within days the details of a plan to export 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to other countries "without any political strings attached," US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

Disappointing April jobs data pose challenge for Biden plan

Washington—The United States added just 266,000 jobs in April—a quarter of the number expected—in a surprise setback for President Joe Biden’s efforts to revive an economy blighted by the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

US government official defends Biden investment plan – Prinsa Latina

During an interview with Fox News Sunday, Ross rejected criticism from Republican lawmakers, who rate spending on this plan too high. Speaking with host Chris.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

US, Japan plan 5G push with eye on China in Biden s first summit

US, Japan plan 5G push with eye on China in Biden s first summit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

The Republican Party was ready to approve a condensed version of the infrastructure plan promoted by Joe Biden

Roy Blunt, Chair of the Senate Republican Policy Committee (Greg Nash / Paul via Reuters) Republicans opened the door on Sunday To support a scaled-down.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

McConnell says Republicans will fight Biden plan

McConnell says Republicans will fight Biden plan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2021

The Republican leader in the Senate says Biden’s infrastructure plan is a “big missed opportunity.”

Minority Leader in the US Senate, Mitch McConnellThis wednesday failed Infrastructure plan For the head of state, Joe Biden, Describing it asBig missed opportunityTo redesign.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 1st, 2021

US companies balk at tax hike to pay for Biden infrastructure plan

US companies balk at tax hike to pay for Biden infrastructure plan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 1st, 2021

Senators hit proposed private sector vaccine procurement ban

The plan of the Department of Health to bar infant milk manufacturers, sugary beverage makers and other private firms from procuring COVID-19 vaccines for their workers is illegal, unauthorized and exposes officials to criminal charges, lawmakers warned yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

Biden victory as Congress passes huge Covid relief plan

Biden victory as Congress passes huge Covid relief plan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 11th, 2021

Will Boost the US Global Economy Relief Plan: OECD – Commentary

An American recovery fueled Stimulus package From the president Joe Biden You will help feed a Economic recovery Globalism Faster than expected so you risk.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Giant step as Biden COVID rescue plan clears Senate

The US Senate on Saturday voted to approve a $1.9 trillion relief package in what President Joe Biden called a "giant step" towards reviving the pandemic-stricken American economy, capping frenzied negotiations and a marathon overnight voting session......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Seven senators oppose termination of UP accord

Seven senators oppose termination of UP accord.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

7 senators assail scrapping of UP-DND accord

Several lawmakers on Tuesday urged the Senate to oppose Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana's abrogation of a decades-old agreement with the University of the Philippines which bars security forces from entering its campuses without coordination......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

More senators back calling another Senate hearing on govt’s vaccine plan

More senators wanted to call for another Senate hearing on the government’s COVID-19 vaccine overall plan as they noted that more questions are yet to be answered by the Executive Department. Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Senator Francis Pangilinan said they support calling for another hearing on the matter calling the vaccination plan laid […] The post More senators back calling another Senate hearing on govt’s vaccine plan appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021