Putting ‘an offer on the table,’ Republican senators unveil $568B infrastructure plan

Dive Transient:

  • In response to President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion American Work opportunities Program, Republican senators unveiled a $568 billion “infrastructure framework” deal yesterday.
  • The legislators did not present details on how to fork out for the price tag of their plan, which features enhancements to streets, transit units, airports and broadband net over 5 years. They produced a two-site doc that phone calls for collecting user fees for electric powered motor vehicles and repurposing present federal paying out, when opposing the company tax maximize that is part of Biden’s system.
  • The GOP senators indicated they want to get the job done with their Democratic colleagues toward a bipartisan plan. “We see this as an give that is on the desk and warrants a response,” explained Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), in an announcement yesterday. “I believe we will get a reaction. We search ahead to that and we’re completely
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