Economy

Juliana Kaplan,Joseph Zeballos-Roig
25 Jun 2021, 03:54

Democrats and Republicans want to fund infrastructure using federal unemployment benefits yanked from workers

Democrats and Republicans want to fund infrastructure using federal unemployment benefits yanked from workers

Democrats and Republicans want to fund infrastructure using federal unemployment benefits yanked from workers

Around 4 million Americans are set to lose their federal unemployment benefits early. The funds they won't get could pay for a bipartisan bill.

Biden whispers the quiet part out loud on the labor shortage: 'Pay them more!'
Ben Winck
25 Jun 2021, 02:38

Biden whispers the quiet part out loud on the labor shortage: 'Pay them more!'

Speaking in his now characteristic whisper-shout, Biden said overwhelming demand for workers is "employees' bargaining chip" as they seek out jobs.

Biden ditches a corporate tax rate increase in his bipartisan infrastructure deal - for now
Juliana Kaplan,Joseph Zeballos-Roig
25 Jun 2021, 02:00

Biden ditches a corporate tax rate increase in his bipartisan infrastructure deal - for now

Earlier today, President Joe Biden said "we have a deal" on infrastructure. It doesn't include hiking corporate taxes, but the IRS could get bigger.