Senate Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Faces Chilly Reception In The House

July 29, 2021
Key House lawmakers are expressing disappointment over water infrastructure provisions in the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure agreement announced July 28, and are suggesting a possible negotiating strategy to ensure final passage of priority policy items including federal assistance for low-income water customers. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I), and Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY), chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s environment and climate change panel, told reporters July 29 the House is unlikely to approve...

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