U.S. Senate averts freight rail strike, but bid to include worker sick leave fails

The Senate backed the rail deal on an 80-15 vote and rejected the House-passed sick leave proposal 52-43

By: - December 1, 2022 7:35 pm
n an aerial view, a railroad causeway divides the Great Salt Lake on Aug. 2, 2021 near Corinne, Utah. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

In an aerial view, a railroad causeway divides the Great Salt Lake on Aug. 2, 2021 near Corinne, Utah. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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