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By Amber ThomasAug 27, 2021

At AMT’s 2021 MFG Meeting and MTForecast Conference, Nov. 2-5, in Denver, Colorado, Larry Sabato will examine the latest political environment in Washington, D.C., and state capitals. He’ll share his observations and predictions on the 2022 ...

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By Amber ThomasAug 24, 2021

Today, the House approved the $3.5 trillion budget blueprint and set a Sept. 27 deadline to vote on the $550 billion infrastructure bill – days before transportation funding runs out on Oct. 1.

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By Amber ThomasAug 12, 2021

In a crescendo of activity before the August recess, the Senate came together in a rare show of bipartisanship to pass a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure package after weeks of intense negotiations. Of the Republicans, 19 joined all 50 Democrats ...

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By Amber ThomasJul 15, 2021

The $579 billion, five-year Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework plan focuses traditional infrastructure investments on projects for roads and bridges, railways, and public transit. It also includes spending on broadband, power, and water storage.

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By Amber ThomasApr 05, 2021

President Joe Biden pledged to build a modern, sustainable infrastructure and an equitable, clean energy future during his campaign. At the end of March, he took the first step by introducing a massive spending proposal...

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By Amber ThomasFeb 10, 2021

President Joe Biden called for national unity in his inauguration address, but will Congress get the message? The first 100 days of a president’s term is often called the honeymoon period, when friends and opponents alike offer support in a gesture of...

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By Amber ThomasNov 16, 2020

Now that the election is over, attention on Capitol Hill has shifted to what can be accomplished in the lame-duck session – the time after the election until the 116th Congress concludes on Jan. 3, 2021...

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By Amber ThomasOct 19, 2020

Will there or won’t there be another round of coronavirus relief before Election Day? The White House, the House, and the Senate are still apart, but the gap is narrowing, at least between the White House and the House...

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By Amber ThomasSep 03, 2020

President Donald Trump’s executive order to defer employee payroll taxes through the end of 2020 took effect on Sept. 1. The new policy defers an employee’s obligation to pay the 6.2% Social Security tax from every paycheck, but it doesn’t forgive it...

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By Tim ShinbaraAug 14, 2020

Tim Shinbara has been serving as a Congressional Fellow in the office of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. as the chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (SBC). The SBC develops legislation to strengthen small businesses...

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