Biden Unveils $2.5T Infrastructure Package

President Biden unveiled a massive $2.5 trillion infrastructure and jobs package this week that the president views as a “once-in-a-generation investment in America.” Under what the White House is calling the American Jobs Plan, about $620 billion would be spent improving traditional infrastructure like roads, bridges and ports, along with high-speed Internet access. Major investments… Read more »

House Democrats Unveil Infrastructure Plan

House Democrats on Wednesday outlined a five-year, $760 billion plan to rebuild the nation’s highways, rail, airports and other infrastructure, hoping the issue gains traction with the Trump administration. The Democrats’ framework includes $329 billion for roads and bridges, $55 billion in railway investments, $30 billion in airport improvements and $86 billion for the expansion… Read more »

Trump Calls Off Bipartisan Talks

Negotiations on a bipartisan budget deal and an infrastructure package stalled this week after President Trump said he will not work with congressional Democrats as long as they pursue investigations into him and his administration. “You can’t investigate and legislate simultaneously – it just doesn’t work that way,” Trump tweeted Wednesday. “You can’t go down… Read more »

Congress and Trump Agree Broadly on Infrastructure

Democratic leaders said they had a “constructive” meeting with President Trump this week on revitalizing the nation’s infrastructure, though there is still the issue of how to pay for it. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) said Trump has agreed to invest $2 trillion in public works and the… Read more »