A coalition of companies like Cargill and Chevron hired new lobbyists as it works to convince policymakers that so-called "renewable natural gas" should get government subsidies.
The lucrative tax prep industry has pursued a decades-long lobbying campaign to block the IRS from developing a free online tax filing service.
The Biden administration and Senate Democrats' $3.5 trillion spending plan would have a net cost of $1-1.75 trillion over 10 years, budget groups say, less than the costs of the Trump tax cuts of 2017.
The White House budget proposal, with its infrastructure and families plans, would only spend about a quarter of GDP, less than other wealthy countries spend.
Three lead negotiators of the Senate GOP's counter-proposal to Biden's infrastructure plan represent states ranked in the bottom 10 for broadband access.