Buttigieg faces opportunities and challenges on infrastructure

Buttigieg faces opportunities and challenges on infrastructure

This post was originally published on this siteTransportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg is set to be a key figure behind implementing the new infrastructure law, a role that gives the former mayor and presidential candidate an opportunity to further raise his national profile. Buttigieg in…

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Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act was Republican-led bill incorporated into infrastructure…

Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act was Republican-led bill incorporated into infrastructure…

This post was originally published on this sitePromoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act was Republican-led bill incorporated into infrastructure law, but its lead Republican sponsors still voted against Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI8) Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) Sadly, the bill does nothing to remedy the dearth of female trucks in the Cars movie...

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Schumer: Democrats will not give up on Build Back Better in new year

Schumer: Democrats will not give up on Build Back Better in new year

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Monday said Democrats will not give up on the Build Back Better Act in the new year, one day after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said he will not vote for the massive social spending and climate…

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What losing Build Back Better means for climate change

What losing Build Back Better means for climate change

This post was originally published on this site Climate scientists warn that emissions need to fall quickly. Those cuts will be even tougher with the Build Back Better legislation shelved for the foreseeable future. (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Democrats plot next steps after Manchin knifes Biden’s Build Back Better Act

Democrats plot next steps after Manchin knifes Biden’s Build Back Better Act

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers insist they won’t give up and say they see hope of salvaging the bill with revisions to win his vote. Manchin’s remarks give some clues how.

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Billions in Amtrak Funding Could Modernize Aging Rail System

Billions in Amtrak Funding Could Modernize Aging Rail System

This post was originally published on this siteThe $1 trillion infrastructure bill that President Biden signed into law includes money that Amtrak hopes can fix crumbling bridges and tunnels along the Northeast Corridor.

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Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act was Republican-led bill incorporated into infrastructure…

Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act was Republican-led bill incorporated into infrastructure…

This post was originally published on this siteTelecommunications Skilled Workforce Act was Republican-led bill incorporated into infrastructure law, but its lead Republican sponsors still voted against Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI7) Sen. John Thune (R-SD) The bill might deal with 5G, but the sponsors deep-sixed the larger package. Context In November, the Infrastructure Investment and...

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Harris and Buttigieg go to North Carolina to promote Biden’s infrastructure plan

Harris and Buttigieg go to North Carolina to promote Biden’s infrastructure plan

This post was originally published on this siteThe one-time presidential rivals went to Charlotte to promote the infrastructure act. They also fending off increased chatter about how the president’s low approval ratings could affect their futures.

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House could vote on stopgap funding bill to avert shutdown Wednesday

House could vote on stopgap funding bill to avert shutdown Wednesday

This post was originally published on this siteThe House of Representatives could vote as soon as Wednesday to approve a stopgap measure to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the week when funding runs out Friday at midnight.

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