Can Congress Reach a Deal on Infrastructure?
Bracing for political trouble, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has warned Democratic colleagues that June will “test our resolve.” As senators return Monday to consider infrastructure, voting rights and other difficult priorities, it is a crucial moment for his party in Congress. Six months into the party’s hold on Washington, with Joe Biden in the White House, the senators are under pressure to make gains on their campaign promises. Talks over an infrastructure package teeter and the Democrats’ other priorities are stacking up. Fed up, some senators want to change the Senate rules to make it easier to pass bills over Republican opposition.
LOOK: Here are the 50 best beach towns in America
Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in. To find out, Stacker consulted data from WalletHub, released June 17, 2020, that compares U.S. beach towns. Ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. The cities ranged in population from 10,000 to 150,000, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read the full methodology here. From those rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida will be unsurprised to learn that many of towns featured here are in one of those two states.
Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.