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Angle Vale residents call for urgent infrastructure upgrades as housing boom hits
A former rural township north of Adelaide is becoming a bustling hub, and residents say the infrastructure is failing to keep up. In Angle Vale, 40 kilometres north of Adelaide, 14 developers are working on new housing projects, and a brand-new superschool with capacity for 1,500 students is due to open at the start of next year.But locals say the most basic infrastructure is not keeping up — and with so many more people expected to move into the area, some fear the situation will only get worse.
USA-Biden-Infrastructures: United States: Senate Bipartite Agreement on Key Points of Infrastructure Plan
Washington Infrastructure Plan - The US Senate Democratic and Republican negotiators reached an agreement on the main components of the $ 1.200 billion infrastructure plan , announced Wednesday before the journalists Republican Senator Rob Portman.
This agreement should pave the way for the formal presentation of the bill before the Congress High House, after months of negotiations between the White House and the elected officials of both parties.
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The leader of the Democratic majority in the Senate, Chuck Schumer, said that a vote of procedure on the bipartite text could be organized from Wednesday night.
"Senators continue to make good progress," he said in a speech to the Senate.
A more cautious tone has, however, been adopted by Senator Republican Susan Collins, who warned that some details were still being finalized.
Democrats, which control the Congress with a narrow margin, hope to adopt the bipartite bill no later than early August, with the assumption of moving forward without the support of the Republicans on a separate text providing for additional massive investments.
(Report Richard Cowan, French version Jean Terzian)
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