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Joe Biden

Biden wants new taxes on inherited assets, promises to shield farms

President Joe Biden wants to impose capital gains taxes on inherited assets, with promised protections for farms and other family-owned businesses that continue in operation. The change would help pay for a $1.8 trillion package of social benefits, including expanded child nutrition assistance, health insurance subsidies and free community college.
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Chris Van Hollen

Chesapeake Bay TMDL needs enforcement: Van Hollen

The health of the Chesapeake Bay took center stage at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing Wednesday, as a Maryland senator threatened legal action to ensure Pennsylvania meets its goals under the federal-state plan to clean up the estuary.
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Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Pat Roberts

Democrats press USDA on rural development funding

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2017 - Senate Democrats pushed Agriculture Department officials Thursday to support increased funding to boost rural economic development and fight the opioid crisis. USDA officials also were urged to work within the administration to expand rural broadband access.
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Mick Mulvaney

Is Trump willing to ‘deal’ on proposed energy cuts?

WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - President Donald Trump explained in his 1987 book The Art of the Deal that “my style of deal-making is quite simple and straightforward. I aim very high, and then I just keep pushing and pushing and pushing to get what I’m after.
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