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Sport USA-A bipartite group of senators ahead of infrastructure plan

02:17  11 june  2021
02:17  11 june  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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A bipartisan group of 10 senators is trying to craft a plan to revitalize U.S. roads and bridges without tax hikes, lawmakers said on Wednesday, though some of President Joe Biden's fellow Democrats fretted that such an approach on infrastructure legislation would fail. Revamping America 's infrastructure is a high priority for Biden, but his sweeping .7 trillion proposal has run into trouble in a Congress that his party only narrowly controls, making Republican support pivotal. Republican Senator Mitt Romney told reporters that members of the group have reached "tentative conclusions" on their

Revamping America 's infrastructure is a high priority for Biden, but his sweeping .7 trillion proposal has run into trouble in a Congress only narrowly controlled by his fellow Democrats, making Republican support pivotal. Republican Senator Mitt Romney told reporters that members of the group have Romney and Portman said members of the group have not settled on a total amount of infrastructure spending and declined to discuss specific provisions they would pursue. Portman said the group is looking at funding mechanisms for their proposal that could face Democratic resistance including

USA-Biden / Infrastructures (photo): USA-a bipartite group of senators advance on the infrastructure plan

by David Morgan and Susan Cornwell

Washington, June 10 (Reuters) - a bipartite group composed of ten US senators announced Thursday to have agreed on a framework for a bill on infrastructure, suggesting an advance for the mass investment plan wanted by American President Joe Biden.

In a statement, the five Democratian senators and the five Republican senators indicated that they were discussing with peers and with the White House of their approach, which, they said, does not include any taxes.

They expressed their optimism after "worked in good faith and found a bipartite agreement on a realistic framework to modernize the infrastructure and energy technologies of our nation".

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  Progressive groups are “fed up” with Biden’s infrastructure playbook Progressives want Biden to stop negotiating with Republicans and embrace budget reconciliation.Progressive groups, who cheered Biden passing his $1.9 trillion Covid-19 stimulus bill through Congress with only Democratic support early on, are growing increasingly frustrated over Biden’s prolonged infrastructure negotiations with Senate Republicans.

A bipartisan group of 10 senators is trying to build support for a new infrastructure plan to revitalize U.S. roads and bridges without raising taxes, three lawmakers said on Wednesday, a day after President Joe Biden rejected a separate Republican proposal. “I think there’s plenty of pots of money out there – hopefully they’re not all smoke and mirrors.” Romney and Portman said members of the group have not settled on a total amount of infrastructure spending and declined to discuss specific provisions they would pursue. “If we get good support, when we get that support, is when we’d talk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A bipartisan group of 10 senators is trying to craft a plan to revitalize U.S. roads and bridges without tax hikes, lawmakers said on Wednesday, though some of President Joe Biden's fellow Democrats fretted that such an approach on infrastructure legislation would fail. Republican Senator Mitt Romney told reporters that members of the group have reached "tentative conclusions" on their plan but did not provide details. The proposal is expected to total nearly 0 billion.

No additional accuracy has been made in the press release.

According to a source due to the discussions, the agreement covers 597 billion investments focused on "physical infrastructure".

earlier in the day, the leader in the Democratic majority in the Senate, Chuck Schumer, said he was willing to study a bipartite bill, but that he could also push in favor of a text. only by the Democrats to provide additional measures.

Joe Biden wants the Congress to adopt a $ 1.700 billion investment plan to renovate US infrastructure while redesigning the country's economy with measures against climate change and expanding services to people.

The Democratic Tenant of the White House pushed back this week a proposal of $ 330 billion submitted by Senator Republican Shelley Capito. (David Morgan, Susan Cornwell, David Shepardson and Doina Chiacu; French version Jean Terzian)

America needs private investment — not public infrastructure .
The American economy would be better off if the whole deal was scrapped and more avenues for greater private investment in infrastructure were created while increasing our overall economic freedom by cutting taxes and lowering spending. Benjamin Powell, a senior fellow at the Independent Institute, Oakland, Calif., is director of the Free Market Institute and a professor of economics at Texas Tech University.

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