Norfolk Southern CEO refuses commitment to give all employees 7 days paid sick leave
At a Senate hearing on Thursday about the Feb. 3 train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, Sen. Bernie Sanders repeatedly asked Norfolk Southern CEO Alan Shaw if he would commit to giving all employees seven days of paid sick leave. Shaw refused to make that commitment.news.yahoo.com
White House aides have discussed Social Security tax, eyeing shortfall
Aides to President Biden have in recent weeks discussed proposing raising payroll taxes on the rich to fund Social Security, but it is unclear if the president will ultimately endorse that measure when he releases his budget in March, according to three people familiar with international deliberations.washingtonpost.com
This week on "Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan," Feb. 19, 2023: Blinken, Sanders, Morawiecki, Sullivan, Hill, Gordon
Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan and more will appear on "Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan" this Sunday.cbsnews.com
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and other Democrats are once again trying to give retirees an additional $2,400 in their Social Security checks
Democrats are attacking the GOP over past comments on Social Security and Medicare. They just introduced a bill bolstering retirement security.news.yahoo.com
Senate rejects proposal to give rail workers seven days of paid sick leave
The Senate voted on Thursday to reject a proposal to give railway workers seven days of sick leave, a benefit that was left out of a labor deal between freight rail companies and unionized workers that was brokered by the Biden administration. The proposal to give workers seven days of sick leave, which was championed by Sen.…news.yahoo.com
Manchin rails against 'revenge politics' on permit plan
Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday railed against what he called “revenge politics″ being used against him, as liberals in the House and Senate team up with Republicans to oppose his plan to speed permits for natural gas pipelines and other energy projects.
Biden presses computer chips case in advance of Senate vote
Calling semiconductors “the building blocks for the modern economy,” President Joe Biden is asking Congress to move quickly and send him a bipartisan bill designed to boost the computer chips industry and high-tech research in the United States.