Here’s what is in House Democrats’ multitrillion-dollar infrastructure and social spending package

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D‑Calif., meets with reporters to discuss President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda including passing a bipartisan infrastructure bill and pushing through a Democrats-only expansion of the social safety net, the at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Here’s what is in House Democrats’ multitrillion-dollar infrastructure and social spending package Zachary Halaschak September 16, 05:56 AMSeptember 16, 05:56 AMHouse Democrats are fighting hard to pass a multitrillion-dollar reconciliation package full of new spending and tax measures. While the exact scope and funding of the bill are not yet finalized, here are highlights of what Democrats have laid out in legislation at the committee level this week: SPENDING MEASURES Workplace leave Democrats hope to create the country’s first federal leave program. They are proposing up to 12 weeks of universal paid family and medical leave to workers nationwide. The program would be …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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