Democrats Can Use Reconciliation to Pass More Budget Bills with Simple Majority

HeadlineApr 07, 2021

In legislative news, the Senate parliamentarian ruled Democrats can use budget reconciliation again during this fiscal year, meaning they can advance more of President Biden’s agenda, such as the recently unveiled $2 trillion infrastructure plan, with a simple majority, bypassing a Republican filibuster.

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