The energy-related parts of the bill are expected to cost $369 billion. That’s an increase of more than 20 percent over the cost estimates published just a few weeks earlier. (Talk about inflation!) In short, this deal may be a long way from becoming law. But whether it becomes law or not, it shows again that the Washington Swamp will always deliver to special interests.
The Biden administration's next security assistance package for Ukraine is expected to be $1 billion, one of the largest so far, and include munitions for long-range weapons and armored medical transport vehicles, three sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday.
The economy added a much higher than expected 528,000. This follows a much higher than expected 372,000 jobs in June. But the discrepancy between jobs and employment is amazing.
Amid talks of a food shortage, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposes adding more regulation on the agriculture sector. It could put significant financial burden on small, family-owned farms and could lead to lower food production in the United States.