Tag: plan

Feb 20

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake will try to force a vote on a plan for Dreamers

Campaign Action Following last week’s debacle of a debate on immigration legislation, which was engineered to fail by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake says in an op-ed in The Washington Post that he will try again. [W]hen the Senate reconvenes next week, the first action I will take will be to introduce …

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Feb 18

5 Reasons Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is Bad for Communities and the Planet

Trump wants to sell our water to Wall Street. Trump has announced the details of his infrastructure plan, and it paints a frightening picture. At best, it’s a money-making scam. At its worst, it endangers our families, communities and the planet. Trump will play up his “vision” during his State of the Union speech tonight. In …

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Feb 17

Kentucky is going to have to pay more to cover fewer people with Medicaid under Bevin’s plan

Campaign Action Gov. Matt Bevin, Kansas’ own “Freedom” maniac, received the first waiver from the Trump administration to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. He’s also the first governor to be sued over it. Bevin’s argument is that it will save the state money because it will force some 100,000 people off of Medicaid in the …

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Feb 16

Watch These GOP Officials Flee When Asked What They Plan to Do About Gun Violence

Each has received thousands of dollars in donations from the NRA. Watch this: What do NRA-backed politicians plan to do about gun violence beyond 'thoughts and prayers'? Nothing In short, I caught up with Representatives Marsha Blackburn (Koch-brother supported candidate for Tennessee Senate in 2018) and Ron Desantis (2018 Republican candidate for Governor in Florida (and to …

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Feb 14

Goldman Sachs boss on Trump tax plan: ‘Odds of a bad outcome have gone up’

Lloyd Blankfein warns that Donald Trump’s $ 1.5tn tax cut plan could over-stimulate an already healthy economy Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein has added his voice to the chorus warning that Donald Trump’s $ 1.5tn tax cut and spending plans could lead to an overheated US economy. “The odds of a bad outcome have gone …

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Feb 14

Trump’s infrastructure plan is about hurting blue states—even if that means hurting the economy

Like the Republican tax bill, Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan is all about hurting blue states, even at the expense of the broader economy.  The White House isn’t being coy about where its priorities lie in the $ 1.5 trillion proposal, released Monday: Of the $ 200 billion in actual federal investment called for in the 10-year plan, …

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Feb 13

Paul Krugman: Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Was Always a Scam

The celebrity mogul has never had any interest in serving the public. After an endless succession of “infrastructure weeks,” Donald Trump has finally unveiled what he claims to be a $ 1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. For the New York Times' Paul Krugman, it's no plan at all. That $ 1.5 trillion number? Pure fantasy. In …

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Feb 13

Trump’s infrastructure plan aims to sweep away ‘inefficient’ environmental reviews

Trump’s plan would threaten endangered species or fragile habitats with limits for environmental reviews The Trump administration is attempting to speed up or even sweep away various environmental reviews in its plan to fix America’s crumbling infrastructure and construct a wall along the border with Mexico. The White House’s infrastructure plan targets what it calls …

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Feb 12

Trump pledges to fix US infrastructure but $200bn plan falls well short

Funds represent a fraction of the trillions engineers say is needed Trump likely to face opposition from Democrats and Republicans Donald Trump unveiled a $ 200bn plan to fix America’s crumbling infrastructure – a plan that falls woefully short of the trillions civil engineers say is needed to rebuild the country’s tattered backbone and is …

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Feb 12

Donald Trump Has a Repulsive Plan to Rally His Base for 2018

The president knows exactly what his voters want to hear. Polls are predicting a grim fate for Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections, but President Donald Trump reportedly hopes to rile up the base with angry tweets. Republicans are planning to remind voters of the tax cut they passed at the end of last year, …

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