Rural states with the most work to do on those fronts — like Alaska, Wyoming, Montana and Vermont — will receive the most funding per capita.
Zach Moller talks about what a Congressional Budget Office score is and how it affects legislation.
And how exactly does it address the biggest challenges facing this economy?
There are shorter- and longer-term projects in Biden's $1 trillion plan. State and local governments will influence how it’s spent.
The limited plan would, for the first time, give Medicare the power to negotiate prices directly with pharmaceutical companies.
Congress is once again considering raising the debt limit. When did that start?
Even when the benefit is available, many Americans hesitate to use it. It's included in the Democrats' social-spending bill.
The Fed could buy defaulted Treasuries or swap Treasury bonds that weren’t in default for those that were.
Because lawmakers couldn’t agree on a series of spending bills before Oct. 1, agencies keep running on last year’s budget.
The economy would be in uncharted — and dangerous — territory.