Senate Eyes Water Infrastructure Bill Floor Vote Despite CBO Legal Query

April 19, 2021
The Senate is expected to vote this week on a $30 billion bipartisan water infrastructure bill that could be a test for approval of President Joe Biden’s broader $2 billion infrastructure plan, but questions remain about an EPA loan program provision in the bill that the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says is inconsistent with current law. The legislation, S. 914, received a unanimous vote in the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) March 24 and was officially reported out of...

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