TAA benefits expired in February after an attempt by Sens. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownWhen the Fed plays follow the leader, it steers us all toward inflation Which proposals will survive in the Democrats' spending plan? Senate Democrats call for diversity among new Federal Reserve Bank presidents MORE (D-Ohio) and Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseySenate Democrats call for diversity among new Federal Reserve Bank presidents Manchin, Sanders to seek deal on Biden agenda Democrats struggle to gain steam on Biden spending plan MORE Jr. (D-Pa.) to reach an agreement to extend the program for 18 months fell flat.
Meanwhile, in the House, Republicans have not moved to renew the program, in part over frustration with the failure of Obama to send legislation approving the FTAs to Congress.
Reid said from the Senate floor on Friday that he is working on procedures to move the legislation to the floor, and indicated that effort could start on the floor as early as Monday.