McConnell Offer Appears to Lift Debt Stalemate
“We are willing to take this offer in order to stave off fiscal ruin,” a Democratic senator says.
CBO Says Infrastructure Bill Would Add to Deficit
A CBO analysis estimating a $256 billion hit to the deficit contradicts supporters' claims that the new spending in the bill would pay for itself.
Senate to Begin Deliberations on Latest COVID-19 Relief Bill
The $1.9 trillion relief bill was passed by the House over the weekend.
Senate May Vote on Oversight of Chinese Issuers
A bipartisan bill could result in Chinese firms being delisted from U.S. exchanges if they do not submit their audit reports to U.S. regulators.
Emergency Coronavirus Bill Passes Final Hurdle
The $8.3 billion package approved by Congress far surpasses the $1.25 billion President Trump requested.
SEC Gets Back to Full Five-Member Strength
The commission will no longer be short-handed after the Senate confirms the appointments of Robert Jackson and Hester Peirce.
Senate Passes Puerto Rico Fiscal Relief Bill
The legislation passed Wednesday establishes a board to oversee Puerto Rico's finances, including a restructuring of its $72 billion debt.
Business-Backed Cyber Bill Passes Senate
The Senate's 74-21 vote is a setback for privacy activists who say the legislation is a backdoor surveillance bill.