Issue / Infrastructure

21 Senators Sign On To $579B Infrastructure Plan

A large bipartisan group of Senators on June 16 announced an agreement on a two-page framework to spend $579 billion above current...

Biden, Senate Republicans Can’t Stop Talking

President Biden spoke on the telephone today once again with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), the head negotiator for Senate...

Even With Jobs Plan, Investment Funding in FY 2022 Would Drop Under Biden Budget

Several things became clear after the White House released President Biden's full budget for fiscal 2022 last Friday. One was the full...

Budget (Finally) Shows Full Scope of Biden’s American Jobs Plan

The full range of budget documents released on Friday, May 28 finally make clear the full scope of the Biden Administration's "American...

Budget Makes Clear that Jobs Plan Funding to USDOT Would Be Distributed over Five Years

President Biden's fiscal 2022 budget request, finally made available today, makes clear that the U.S. Department of Transportation...

Senate R’s Make 8-Year Infrastructure Counter-Offer

Senate Republicans released another counterproposal for a large package of spending on physical infrastructure this morning, and...

Key Themes in Senate Banking Hearing Include Equitably Rebuilding Communities, Surface Transportation Reauthorization

The Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing to discuss infrastructure investments on May 20. Witnesses...

Biden Continues Infrastructure Talks with Senate GOP

President Biden yesterday met with key Republican Senators and had further discussions about possible compromise on an infrastructure...

Opinion: Defining “Infrastructure,” and Why That Matters

The release of President Biden's $2.3 trillion "American Jobs Plan" on March 31 prompted an ad hoc debate on the very meaning of the...

Public transit hopes to win back riders after crushing year

"It's a major upgrade," said Jeff Davis, a senior fellow at the Eno Center for Transportation, who describes the amount of proposed...

How ‘Amtrak Joe’ Biden’s infrastructure push could put rail back on track in the US

Robert Puentes, the president and CEO of the nonprofit Eno Center for Transportation, told ABC News that for decades the federal...

Opinion: Republicans make Biden an infrastructure offer he has to refuse

Republicans are actually proposing to cut public transit funding to levels below the existing baseline, according to calculations...

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