On Tuesday, the Senate rejected the Green New Deal in a 57-0 vote, with 43 members – including some who introduced the bill – voting “present.” While the proposal was defeated, it continues to be a “mission statement” for the democratic socialist faction of Congress. Read what Heritage experts Nick Loris, Kevin Dayaratna, Ph.D., and Lee Edwards, Ph.D., have to say about the Green New Deal:
On Wednesday the House passed H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, which purports to close the “pay gap” that allegedly exists between men and women. Heritage economics expert Rachel Greszler explains the problems with this bill:
With the Green New Deal’s defeat, are leftists in Congress running away from socialism, or are they sneaking it through with smaller bills like the Paycheck Fairness Act?