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Bipartisan senators reach tentative plan on infrastructure

 

ERIN SCHAFF, New York Times

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.J.), seated at table, during a meeting to work out an infrastructure bill in Washington on Tuesday.

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of senators reached a tentative framework on a $953 billion infrastructure deal Wednesday ahead of a crucial meeting with President Joe Biden at the White House.

Biden's top aides met with senators for back-to-back meetings on Capitol Hill and later huddled with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer as the president reaches for a signature domestic achievement with his sweeping $4 trillion infrastructure plans. While the plan from the group of 21 senators is far less, with $559 billion in new spending, it would launch a broader process this summer that could open the door to Biden's big proposals.

"We're very excited about the prospect of a bipartisan agreement," Pelosi said.

https://www.startribune.com/bipartisan-senators-reach-tentative-plan-on-infrastructure/600071377/

 

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