Biden signs bill avoiding a rail strike during holidays

Posted on AllSides December 2nd, 2022
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President Biden on Friday morning signed a measure that will impose a labor agreement for rail workers that his administration brokered in September, averting a nationwide disruption of rail service ahead of the holiday season. 

"The bill I'm about to sign ends a difficult rail dispute and helps our nation avoid what without a doubt would have been an economic catastrophe at a very bad time in the calendar," Mr. Biden said before signing the legislation. 

The bill passed the Senate Thursday with bipartisan support, 80 to 15, with GOP Sen. Rand...

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