Infrastructure deal: Senate ready to move ahead on $1T bill
July 29, 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators reached agreement Wednesday on a $1 trillion infrastructure package, with the Senate ready to begin consideration of a key part of the administration's agenda. An evening test vote was possible.
Biden welcomed the accord as one that would show America can "do big things" — with the most significant long-term investments in nearly a century, on par with building the transcontinental railroad or the Interstate highway system.
"This deal signals to the world that our democracy can function," Biden said in a statement....