It's In and It's Big: Senate Unveils $1T Infrastructure Bill

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The Senate is ready to debate a massive bipartisan infrastructure package after a rare weekend session wrapping up work on one of president Biden's top priorities it represents the first phase of the president's infrastructure plan a nearly one trillion dollar package for the nation's roads bridges water works broadband and electric rate we haven't done a large bipartisan bill of this nature in a long time Senate democratic chief Chuck Schumer was among those hailing the compromise yesterday along with the G. O. P. negotiator rob Portman it's great for the American people Utah's Mike Lee is among Republicans concerned about how to pay for it the fact that infrastructure is a good thing and that we need it is a different question from whether we can afford the infrastructure plan in this particular case and it's unclear if enough Republicans will vote yes Sager mag ani Washington

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