Congress passes bill to prevent government shutdown, send out $28.6B in disaster aid

By: - September 30, 2021 2:50 pm

The Congressional Budget Office has estimated President Joe Biden’s social spending and climate bill would spend about $1.7 trillion over 10 years. Budget analysts project another roughly $500 billion in tax breaks, putting the total cost at about $2.2 trillion over a decade, higher than earlier estimates from the White House. (Russ Rohde/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes New Jersey Monitor. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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