Democrats Grapple With Strategy On Infrastructure, Climate Measures

June 15, 2021
Capitol Hill Democrats are grappling with high-level strategy about how they can enact legislation making significant infrastructure investments and other crucial pieces of President Joe Biden’s economic agenda, with the fate of major climate-related spending hanging in the balance of such talks. According to multiple reports, momentum is building for a $974 billion bipartisan infrastructure package that includes roughly $570 billion in “new” spending but with relatively limited provisions addressing low-carbon energy infrastructure. Prospects for most climate-related investments -- including...

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