A 2006 law placed the U.S. Postal Service billions of dollars in debt. This new bill helps eliminate that debt, but at least one senator says the USPS needs more changes to be financially secure.
Under Carper's proposal, the EPA would apply California's 2019 framework agreement on emissions standards reached between Ford, Volkswagen, Honda, BMW and Volvo.
The original bill passed by the House offered an additional $400 weekly payment through August, while Republicans proposed a $300 payment through July. A third proposal offered a $300 payments through October.
Manchin is considering two proposals that would lower weekly unemployment benefits. However, the Biden Administration seems willing to accept a compromise
"We also want to be mindful of the small businesses across our country that have been hit particularly hard this past year during an unprecedented pandemic," Democratic Senator Tom Carper said.
A top Trump adviser reportedly faked poor cell phone reception with the president in order to keep him from interrupting a meeting about taxes.