House Passes $3.5 Trillion Budget Blueprint, Paving Way for Massive Government Expansion

Posted on AllSides August 25th, 2021
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The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $3.5 trillion budget blueprint, laying the groundwork for a massive expansion of social safety net and climate programs.

A compromise between Democratic leaders and a group of moderates led the House to vote on a rule to advance both the budget deal and a separate $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. The rule’s passage approved the budget resolution, allowing the House to bypass a separate vote, and also directs the chamber to take up the bipartisan bill by September 27.

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