President Joe Biden speaks about the bipartisan infrastructure bill in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Nov. 6, 2021, in Washington. The $1 trillion infrastructure bill that President Joe Biden signs into law on Monday, Nov. 15, represents a historic achievement at a time of deeply fractured politics. But the compromises needed to bridge the political divide suggest that the spending might not be as transformative as Biden has promised for the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Nov 15, 2021

Biden’s $1T infrastructure bill historic but not transformative as hoped

The compromises needed to bridge political divides suggest that President Biden's $1 trillion infrastructure bill might not be as transformative as he has promised.

President Joe Biden talks on the phone after speaking during a visit at the Port of Baltimore on Nov. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Nov 10, 2021

Biden visits Port of Baltimore, says infrastructure bill will ease economy woes

In a visit to the Port of Baltimore, President Joe Biden touted his $1 trillion infrastructure plan as an eventual fix for the nation's inflation and supply chain woes.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on COVID-19 during an event in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Nov 8, 2021

Major infrastructure package passes, but Biden faces fresh challenges

President Biden faces a series of challenges, both in promoting the new infrastructure deal and continuing to push for a $1.85T social safety net and climate bill.

Aug 24, 2021

House passes $3.5T Biden blueprint after deal with moderates

Striking a deal with moderates, House Democratic leaders muscled President Joe Biden’s multitrillion-dollar budget blueprint over a key hurdle.

Aug 19, 2021

Improving our infrastructure requires protecting against floods

Flooding is the most common and expensive natural disaster in the United States. Since 1980, inland flood events alone have cost American taxpayers $146.5 billion. Last year set a new annual record of 22 billion-dollar disaster events, 17 of which were related to flooding.  Unless federal action is taken, rising sea levels, outdated infrastructure, and […]

Aug 10, 2021

In passing $1T infrastructure bill, Senate shows bipartisan success

With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the Senate approved a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan.

A bipartisan group of Senate negotiators speak to reporters just after a vote to start work on a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, at the Capitol in Washington, on July 28, 2021. From left are Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Jul 29, 2021

Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill

The Senate has voted to begin work on a nearly $1 trillion national infrastructure plan, acting with sudden speed after weeks of fits and starts.

Jul 21, 2021

Infrastructure bill fails first vote; Senate to try again

Senate Republicans rejected an effort to begin debate on a big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President Biden.

President Joe Biden meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Jul 19, 2021

Biden pitches funding packages, arguing federal investments can prolong growth

President Joe Biden said Monday that his infrastructure and families agenda must be passed to sustain the economic momentum of his first six months in office.

Jul 16, 2021

Top Senate Democrat sets infrastructure vote, pressures lawmakers

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is pressuring lawmakers to reach agreement by next week on a pair of massive domestic spending measures.

Jul 14, 2021

Senate Democrats’ $3.5T budget deal backs up Biden’s goals, though questions remain

Senate Democrats say they have reached a budget agreement that envisions spending an enormous $3.5 trillion over the coming decade.

Jul 13, 2021

Bipartisan infrastructure deal stalls as bigger plan gains

A $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal senators struck with President Joe Biden is at risk of stalling out as Republicans mount stiff resistance over ways to pay for it and momentum shifts to a more robust Democratic proposal.

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