Wednesday, August 25, 2021

House Dems Clear a Path for Infrastructure Vote

 By Leslie Stimson, Inside Towers, Washington Bureau Chief In a 220-212 vote on Tuesday, the House passed a $3.5 trillion budget resolution and advanced a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. The vote allows Democrats to write and approve a spending package without Republicans and puts the Senate-passed infrastructure plan on a path to final passage in the House, reported CNBC.

The measure includes a nonbinding commitment to vote on the infrastructure bill by September 27. The deal aims to appease nine centrist Democrats who pushed the House to consider the bipartisan plan before it took up the Democratic budget resolution, Inside Towers reported. Continue Reading

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