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Bipartisan Senate infrastructure deal would cost about $1 trillion

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here (L-R) U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) take a break from a meeting on infrastructure for going to a vote at the U.S. Capitol June......

Amazon, Google execs lead U.S. Senate panel antitrust hearing witness list

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Executives from Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) and Amazon.com (AMZN.O) head the list of witnesses for a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee next week, along with an executive from speaker maker Sonos Inc (SONO.O), which has been critical of the two tech giants. Ryan McCrate, an associate general counsel,......

Congress’ most successful bipartisan gang lives in the House — not the Senate

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here That leaves a void for the Problem Solvers to fill as they try to help pry loose some kind of compromise, if you ask caucus leaders Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.). Pollyannaish as it might seem, they......

Bipartisan Senate group nears infrastructure deal, but still needs to win over party leaders

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here (L-R) U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) hold a bipartisan meeting on infrastructure in the basement of the U.S. Capitol building after original talks fell......

Pennsylvania Senate takes swipe at health secretary’s emergency powers

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Christen Smith, The Center Square Pennsylvania Senate lawmakers approved a measure Wednesday that would strip away the authority of the Department of Health to implement mandatory masking and social distancing orders. The amendment, tucked into a broadly liked bill......

Live updates: Merrick Garland’s Senate hearing

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here  Bill O’Leary/Pool/Getty Images) While Attorney General Merrick Garland is expected to testify Wednesday before a subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee to defend the Justice Department’s $35.3 billion budget proposal, it’s possible some members of the committee may divert to off-topic questions......

Senate approves bill to boost tech industry and counter rivals like China

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that aims to boost U.S. semiconductor production and the development of artificial intelligence and other technology in the face of growing international competition, most notably from China. The 68-32 vote for the......

Senate approves bill to boost tech industry and counter rivals like China

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that aims to boost U.S. semiconductor production and the development of artificial intelligence and other technology in the face of growing international competition, most notably from China. The 68-32 vote for the......

CBS Evening News, June 8, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, June 8, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Global crime bust leads to more than 800 arrests; Dad turns building treehouses into career Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live......

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill to Bolster Competitiveness With China

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WASHINGTON — The Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation on Tuesday that would pour nearly a quarter-trillion dollars over the next five years into scientific research and development to bolster competitiveness against China. Republicans and Democrats — overcoming their traditional partisan differences over economic policy — banded together to endorse what would......

Colonial Pipeline CEO defends handling of ransomware attack in Senate testimony

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The CEO of the company that shut down the nation’s largest oil pipeline during a ransomware attack last month apologized to lawmakers for the disruption caused by the incident, but defended his decision to close the pipeline......

Democrats fear Biden’s agenda may be squandered as they pressure key moderates to abandon Senate GOP

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here At a closed-door lunch on Tuesday, Sinema, an Arizona Democrat, informed her caucus that she would try to get a bipartisan deal with Republicans on an infrastructure package and that she had Biden’s blessing to make that attempt, according......

U.S. Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

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The U.S. Senate voted 68-32 on Tuesday to approve a sweeping package of legislation intended to boost the country’s ability to compete with Chinese technology. The desire for a hard line in dealings with China is one of the few bipartisan sentiments in the deeply divided U.S. Congress, which is......

Senate passes bipartisan tech and manufacturing bill aimed at countering China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Employees work on the production line of silicon wafer at a workshop of Jiejie Semiconductor Co., Ltd on March 17, 2021 in Nantong, Jiangsu Province of China. Xu Congjun | Visual China Group | Getty Images The Senate on Tuesday......

Biden ends infrastructure talks with Senate GOP, starts engaging bipartisan group

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden waves from the top of the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., in March. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Bipartisan infrastructure talks between President Joe Biden and GOP Sen. Shelley Moore Capito are......

Colorado Senate passes property tax reduction bill

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Robert Davis, The Center Square contributor Colorado’s Senate passed legislation on Monday that would reduce residential and commercial property taxes. Senate Bill 21-293, which was introduced just last week, would lower property taxes for single-family and multifamily housing units,......

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