For Biden, "build back better’" apparently means eyes on everything in the economy.
Pete Buttigieg attracted some criticism for taking time off. But it's telling that no one initially realized he was gone.
Joe Biden Wants To Spend Trillions on Infrastructure. His Environmental Reforms Ensure He'll Have To.
The White House is undoing changes to the National Environmental Policy Act that were supposed to speed up the delivery of infrastructure projects.
"Spending trillions more on new and expanded government programs, when we can't even pay for the essential social programs...is the definition of fiscal insanity."
The President's inaugural "unity" rhetoric has given way to apocalyptic condemnation.
The problem isn’t the GOP or Senate rules. It’s that Democrats can’t agree amongst themselves.
The plan would reduce supply while increasing demand, resulting in harmful shortages.
Infrastructure Bill Tries To Boost Number of Toll Roads While Exempting Almost All Drivers From Tolls
A new grant program that would help states set up privately operated toll roads would also forbid charging tolls to anyone making under $400,000 a year.
It is the equivalent of mandating that all new homes come with at least five bathrooms.
Cryptocurrency advocates fight back against major government overreach.
The bill working its way through Congress would create a national pilot program to study replacing the gas tax with a mileage-based user fee.
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Will Add More Than $250 Billion to the Deficit. Does Anyone Care?
A CBO report that might have sunk legislation in an earlier era was greeted with a bipartisan shrug.
As early as 2026, new cars will have to come equipped with "advanced drunk and impaired driving prevention technology."
Government Broadband Has Been a Costly, Corrupt Failure. Congress' Infrastructure Bill Calls For More.
The bipartisan infrastructure deal that's expected to pass the Senate this week would spend $65 billion on broadband projects, including more than $40 billion for largely unnecessary municipal broadband efforts.
Plus: California's new pork regulations, Florida's COVID-19 boom, and more...
Senate Could Pass a $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill This Week, Even Though There's No Agreement on How To Pay for It
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The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Shows That Republicans Love Big Government Just as Much as Democrats
We don't have a gridlock problem. We have a spending problem.
New $1.2 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan To Be Partially Funded By Stepped Up IRS Enforcement
President Joe Biden announced today that he'd reached an agreement on an infrastructure package with a group of 10 moderate senators.
Democrats Are Considering a $6 Trillion Infrastructure Plan That Has Little to Do With Infrastructure
For many elected Democrats, infrastructure is much more than roads, bridges, dams, and waterways.
A bill approved by the Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation would give the money-losing rail company $19 billion over 5 years.
It’s a jobs plan that isn’t about jobs, and an infrastructure plan that isn’t about infrastructure.
Plus: Rep. Joaquin Castro wants Hollywood to hire more Hispanics...or else, lawmakers inch closer to an infrastructure deal, and more...
The president is doubling down on bad regulations that raise labor and material costs of federal infrastructure projects.
Senate Republicans Released a $928 Billion Infrastructure Plan. Biden Says It Still Doesn't Spend Enough.
For the president, the spending is the point.
Republicans and Democrats Endorse Concept, but Gloss Over Details, of Funding Infrastructure With User Fees
A federal mileage-based user fee is still years away, and there's very little political support for a federal gas tax hike.
Building more and better energy infrastructure is the best guarantee against fuel and electricity disruptions.
Biden Claims 5 Past Fed Chairs Back His Jobs Plan, but 2 Are Dead and 2 More Have Been Quiet About It
Plus: Boomer electoral power dwindling, U.S. migration patterns appear linked to pandemic restrictions, and more...
The president says fighting climate change is one of his primary goals. His legislation would do no such thing.
Biden's Infrastructure Plan Would Redefine 'Broadband' To Justify Spending $100 Billion on Government-Run Internet
The Biden administration is manufacturing a market failure to justify spending $100 billion on municipal broadband and other government-run internet projects.
The effort to redefine everything as infrastructure is a gift to central planners—because infrastructure is, almost by definition, centrally planned.
Just because a politician says something doesn't make it so.
The president loves big government for its own sake and doesn’t really care what it does.
Democrats never miss an opportunity to rail against big corporations. Yet they're eagerly subsidizing their big corporate friends.
When everything’s infrastructure, nothing is.
The Federal Highway Administration is asking Texas officials to hit pause on a massive highway widening project while it examines whether it violates Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Biden Administration Retracts Claim That $2.25 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Would Create 19 Million Jobs
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg admitted the mistake and walked back the administration's job creation promises on Monday night.
It's a regulation-heavy Monday.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says we should be "dreaming big." But the Golden State's vaunted high-speed rail project is turning out to be a train to nowhere.