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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Unless federal action is taken, rising sea levels, outdated infrastructure, and […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.