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A third of U.S. House Democrats oppose Manchin permitting deal in stopgap spending bill

September 13, 2022

The group of U.S. House Democrats asking the chamber’s leaders not to include environmental permitting changes in a stopgap spending deal this month comprises 77 members, including senior leaders of budget and spending committees and factions across the caucus’ ideological spectrum. The 77 signers on a letter sent late last week and updated Monday make up a third of the House Democratic caucus, which currently stands at 219.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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