House passes $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, sends it to Biden

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* The House passed a more than $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, sending it to President Joe Biden for his signature.

* The legislation would put $550 billion in new funding into transportation, broadband and utilities.

* The bill passed after a last-minute scramble to reach a consensus between progressive and centrists on how to pass the infrastructure package and a larger Democratic social spending plan.

House Finally Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill:

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As NBC News’ Sahil Kapur noted in July, the package includes:

—$40b bridges
—$11b safety
—$39b transit
—$66b Amtrak/rail
—$7.5b e-vehicle chargers
—$5b clean buses
—$17b ports
—$25b airports
—$50b water resilience
—$55b drinking water
—$65b broadband
—$21b enviro remediation
—$73b power/clean energy

h/t Anon Braveheart


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