Tag: Build Back Better

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Manchin Explains His Sudden Willingness to Endorse Tax-and-Spend Bill He Calls ‘a Great Piece of Legislation’

August 1, 2022


Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, infuriated Democrats by refusing to pass the Biden administration’s multi-trillion tax-and-spend “Build Back Better” agenda. At the time, he said it would stoke inflation. But now he’s agreed to approve elements of that […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic, Regulations

‘Build Back Better’ Bill Could Cost Taxpayers $10.5 Billion by Boosting Illegal Alien Eligibility for Benefits

November 17, 2021


It’ll be easier for illegal aliens to obtain billions of dollars of taxpayer-funded benefits, if Democrats’ Build Back Better bill (H.R. 5376) is enacted. Currently, applicants must provide a valid Social Security number in order to receive benefits – but, […]