House of Representatives passes Biden’s Build Back Better plan

The measure will now go to the Senate, where the plan will be further debated on.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan passed with a 220-213 vote in the House of Representatives on Friday.

The measure will now go to the Senate, where the plan will be further debated on.

The Nebraska Democratic Party Chair, Jane Kleeb, released a statement on Friday, “This will make crucial investments in our kids, our families, our communities and the nation.”

According to a White House press release, the BBB will invest in child care, combat climate change, expand health care and focus on the middle class.

“While there are still outstanding issues that will need to be addressed before it can be enacted into law, I look forward to working with my colleagues in the Senate to get it across the finish line,” Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-New York.

Nebraska Representative, Jeff Fortenberry, released a statement following the passing of the bill, “Here’s the new ‘New Deal’: Tax cuts for the wealthiest in New York and California.  Hundreds of billions in new debt.  Amnesty for illegal immigrants.  And massively expanded IRS surveillance powers over working Americans.  And this is before the regular budget is even finished.  Americans are about to have a new form of governance, concentrated in DC.”

 

 

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