With pressure mounting on Congress from the White House and the private sector to avert this crisis, McCarthy unveiled his plan—the “Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023”—which would raise the debt ceiling enough for one year in exchange for measures designed to reduce the deficit.
TikTok’s Hearing Means Bad News For U.S. Internet Rights
Many members of Congress want to give the government even more power to limit online freedom—despite all their rhetoric about protecting America’s data privacy.
Party Leadership Risks a Rug Pull
Early into the 118th Congress, both houses have already found themselves steeped in political drama—from House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s trials and tribulations to changing political loyalties in the Senate.
BC Grad Announces Campaign for Congress
Boston College graduate Matt Putorti is running to replace Elise Stefanik, the third-ranking House Republican, as New York’s 21st Congressional District representative, Putorti announced last month.
Joe Kennedy Speaks on Immigration and Foreign Affairs for MIRA Coalition
Newton Congressman Joe Kennedy III addressed Massachusetts business leaders at an event hosted by the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition, which was held at the Needham TripAdvisor headquarters this past Tuesday. In the Congressman’s remarks at the convention, he reaffirmed his commitment to a state-wide and national support of immigrants in the workforce….
Summer Spent on the Hill
“For better or worse, internships are still the best way to land a job on the Hill. There’s no better way to meet the people and learn the skills necessary to succeed here,” Mike Demakos, BC ’16 said.
Leahy Letter Criticizes Impact of Tax Bills on Higher Ed
He wrote to the community to ask students and faculty to call or email members of Congress within the next few days to urge them to include a provisions, which would lessen the impact of the new tax bills on BC.