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10/19/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/18

While there are still no details on what a scaled-back reconciliation package will look like, Senator Manchin’s opposition to the Clean Electricity Performance Program may lead to its being dropped from the legislation. There’s no clear path to agreement on FY 2022 appropriations bills, but Senate Democrats released their spending proposals on Monday.

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10/13/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/12

The debt limit will be increased by $480 billion following House action on Oct. 12 and Senate approval on Oct. 7. Lawmakers will likely need to address the debt limit again by Dec. 3, the same day that the continuing resolution expires.

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10/5/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/5

Democrats continue to strategize on how to handle the debt limit and how to craft a reconciliation bill with a price tag that is still unknown but less than $3.5 trillion.r

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9/28/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 9/27

There are lots of questions and very few answers on the hot topics of the day – debt limit, reconciliation, and the bipartisan infrastructure bill.

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9/21/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 9/20

Because no FY 2022 appropriations bills have been passed, a continuing resolution will be needed to avoid a government shutdown on Oct. 1. When the House takes up the CR this week, Democratic leaders plan to include language suspending the debt ceiling through December 2022, but Republicans remain opposed to this approach. r

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9/14/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 9/13

The House Ways and Means Committee will mark up a range of revenue proposals this week, including changes to individual and corporate taxes as well as an overhaul of the rules for taxing multinational corporations.wee

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9/8/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 9/7

House committees are marking up reconciliation legislation this week and next to meet the Sept. 15 deadline for committee action. Another deadline, Sept. 30, will see action on a continuing resolution and possibly a suspension of the debt limit.we

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7/27/21
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PSW Weekly Round Up - 7/26

Negotiations on a bipartisan infrastructure deal continue among a small group of Democratic and Republican Senators and the White House.

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7/20/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 7/19

Senate Majority Leader Schumer is moving forward with plans to hold a procedural vote Wednesday on legislation that will be the vehicle for a bipartisan infrastructure deal. Details of the deal, however, have not been worked out, and Republicans say they will not agree to move forward until the details have been finalized.

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