What’s Happening with Biden’s Care Infrastructure???
has blocked the Care Infastructure Bill without saying clearly what he wants , butted heads through press releases and press conferences last night.Calling the bill , welfare society legislation , Manchin is saying actually no new programs like Medicare covering dental, vision and hearing for seniors, which has left seniors below the top 10% deaf ,blind with rotting teeth and women without free childcare leaving working women paying 1/3 of their income in childcare to go to maintain a job.
Infrastruture Trapped in Party Line Clash
President Biden’s Care Infrastruce bill is now trapped in a party line clash where the GOP is pulling away the centrists that voted for it. Nineteen votes for the bill came from Republican 2 months ago , as the Republican party is opposed to the Care infastructure Bill
Progessives Hold The Line for Care Infrastructures for Seniors, Women Families
House Democratic Progresssives held the line in a weeklong standoff with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who reversed course and canceled plans to vote on the infrastructure bill, with the support of President Joe Biden. He told House Democrats the votes weren’t there to pass that bill without the larger social policy bill.
Biden Says Care Infrastructure Price Tag Must Come Down
President Biden told Democrats the initial $3.5 trillion price tag would have to have be reduced, and that the talks ranged up to $2.3 trillion, a source familiar with the meeting said Centrist Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., floated a $1.5 trillion counteroffer that some decried as being too small. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., has declined to say publicly what she’d back, frustrating her colleagues.
- Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said he aims to pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill and Democrats’ broader investment in the social safety net and climate policy by the end of October.
- The House delayed a vote on the Senate-passed infrastructure proposal as progressives sought an agreement on the larger piece of President Joe Biden’s economic agenda.
- Democrats are negotiating a compromise between centrists and progressives on a plan that would invest in child care, paid leave, health care, education and the fight against climate change.
If You Are a Woman or Work In Aging Call Your Congressman
Care Infrastructure may wait a long time if folks in health care and older constituents do not contact their congressman and tell them to support this bill. They control the votes for the bill and you have to let them know you will only vote for them if they do. Common Cause has this easy way to find and contact your congressman If you believe in Medicare and senior’s right to to not have their teeth rot, not hear their grandkids or be unable to read a book- do it now
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