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McCarthy Tempers Outlook On Permit Language’s Scope In Debt Deal

May 23, 2023
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is stating that efforts to streamline the federal permitting process continue to be under discussion as part of talks to lift the debt limit, though he is also tempering expectations about the scope of provisions that might be included in any deal. During a May 22 Capitol Hill press conference, McCarthy cited “productive conversations” and ongoing work by Rep. Garrett Graves (R-LA) on the issue. Regarding whether permitting-related provisions would make it into a debt...

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