House Panel Approves Transport Bill With Numerous Climate Measures

June 10, 2021
The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee has approved on party lines a $547 billion surface transportation bill sprinkled with numerous climate provisions, after adding multiple related measures and rejecting various GOP amendments including a call to remove language prioritizing highway maintenance over new roads. The approval, on a 38-26 vote in the early morning hours of June 10, came as Republicans derided the panel’s markup as a partisan exercise unlikely to result in new law, even as Democrats publicly touted...

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