How paid leave, a tax cut for the rich and more could get axed from Biden’s social policy bill

By: and - November 29, 2021 6:00 am

The Build Back Better measure includes popular proposals to extend an expanded child tax credit, establish universal pre-K, provide hundreds of billions in clean energy tax credits and others. But Sen. Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, has objected to the funding of the child tax credit and the cost of the legislation, among other items. Photo by Russ Rohde/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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