Americans With Private Health Insurance To Be Reimbursed For At-Home COVID-19 TestsAmericans with private health insurance will be reimbursed for at-home tests, President Biden announced Thursday, and international travelers will now be required to undergo stricter COVID-19 testing.
President Biden Announces Steps To Combat Omicron VariantThe White House released a new plan early Thursday morning to fight the Omicron variant, as the U.S. joined about two dozen other countries with confirmed cases.
Biden Says Omicron Variant Is 'Cause For Concern, Not A Cause For Panic'President Biden urged Americans to remain calm as scientists work to determine the strength and the transmissibility of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus.
Biden Releasing Oil From Strategic Petroleum Reserve To Help Lower Gas PricesPresident Biden announced a plan to release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in coordination with other countries, as part of efforts to tamp down high gas prices facing American consumers.
Sen. Gillibrand Says 'This Is The Only Moment' To Pass Paid Family LeaveSen. Kirsten Gillibrand said "now is the time" for Democrats to implement a national paid leave program for workers, as she seeks to sway fellow Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin to back the policy.
House Passes Build Back Better Bill After Overnight DelayThe House passed the Build Back Better social spending plan Friday morning, after the vote, which was supposed to take place Thursday night, was delayed by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's hourslong overnight floor speech. The bill passed 220-213 at 9:46 a.m. Friday, and afterwards, Democrats in the House could be heard chanting, "Nancy, Nancy, Nancy."
Now That Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Is Signed, What's Coming To The Tri-State Area?The bipartisan bill required compromises, but many agree it's a giant step forward to modernize infrastructure that's been declining for decades.
President Biden Signs $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Into Law, Hailing Bipartisan BreakthroughPresident Biden signed his $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law on Monday, delivering on a major campaign promise that aims to revitalize the nation's roads, bridges, waterways and public transit.
What Will The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Bring To The Tri-State Area?The bill includes money for roads, bridges, safe water and broadband. So what's headed to the Tri-State Area?
Appeals Court Halts COVID Vaccine Requirement For Larger BusinessesA federal appeals court on Saturday temporarily halted the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine requirement for businesses with 100 or more workers.
Biden Calls Infrastructure Bill A "Once-In-A-Generation" Investment After House Sends It To His DeskThe House passed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that represents a key piece of President Biden's domestic agenda.