Biden Opens Door To Prioritizing Climate Investments In Budget Bill

January 20, 2022
President Joe Biden and Hill Democrats are publicly prioritizing climate change provisions amid growing talk of “breaking up” their pending budget “reconciliation” package, appearing to confirm prior speculation that those provisions are not the primary obstacle to passing the broader legislation. The statements suggest a potential route forward on the “Build Back Better” (BBB) plan after weeks of gridlock among Democrats, with some observers suggesting lawmakers might be rebranding the initiative to open the way for enactment of significant climate...

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