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Democrats drop paid family and medical leave from safety net bill

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Democrats are dropping family and medical paid leave from President Joe Biden's Build Back Better spending package, three Democratic sources familiar with the talks said, as the party feverishly works to narrow down the bill and secure an agreement.
10 months ago·Washington, United States

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Democrats Cut Paid Leave From Build Back Better Package

In recent days, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) turned on the paid leave proposal, forcing Democrats to cut the popular policy out of their final package.

10 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Reuters

Paid family leave appears to be out of Biden spending plan -Hoyer

WASHINGTON - Paid family leave appears to be out of the agreement on President Joe Biden's spending plan, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Thursday. "Well, it appears to be but ... I can't answer that specifically," Hoyer said in an interview with CNN, adding that Senator Joe Manchin had not supported the program. (Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by William Maclean)

10 months ago·United Kingdom
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CTV News

Paid family leave falls out of Biden bill as tempers rise

Top Democrats signaled a deal is within reach on U.S. President Joe Biden's big domestic bill but momentum fizzled and tempers flared late Wednesday as a paid family leave proposal fell out and a billionaires' tax appeared scrapped, mostly to satisfy a pivotal member of the 50-50 Senate.

10 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Independent

Paid family leave falls out of Biden bill as tempers rise

Top Democrats say a deal is within reach on President Joe Biden's big domestic bill

10 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

Biden drops paid family leave from proposed budget bill framework

President Joe Biden on Thursday proposed a $1.75 trillion framework for social programs, but left out paid family leave.

10 months ago·United States
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abc News

Paid family leave falls out of Biden bill as tempers rise

Top Democrats say a deal is within reach on President Joe Biden's big domestic bill

10 months ago·United States
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