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House takes up bill to fix nation's crumbling infrastructure

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON ─ House Democrats argue the nation's roads, bridges and airports are crumbling and need to be preserved.
The “Moving Forward Act” would inject $1.5 million into fixing the nation's infrastructure, as well as address the digital divide by expanding rural broadband.
Rep. David Cicilline, D-Rhode Island, said the nation's infrastructure “is stuck in the 1950s.”
“This is a bill that invests in the well-being of our cities and towns,” Cicilline said.
Rep. Brian Higgins, D-New York, said the bill will create millions of jobs, as 40 million people remain unemployed due to the...
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Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

House Democrats on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion “green” infrastructure plan that would increase funding to fix US crumbling infrastructure while also adding funding for schools and hospitals. The measure passed in a largely party-line 233 to 188 vote after the White House issued a veto threat, The Hill reported. President Trump criticized the bill...
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House passes $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

House passes $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

1 month ago   |   By KCCI

The bill now heads to the Senate, and the White House has promised to veto the plan if it makes it to the President's desk.
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House approves $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

House approves $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled House approved a $1.5 trillion plan Wednesday to rebuild the nation's crumbling infrastructure, pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into projects to fix roads and bridges, upgrade transit systems, expand interstate railways and dredge harbors, ports and channels.
The bill also authorizes more than $100 billion to expand internet access for rural and low-income communities and $25 billion to modernize the U.S. Postal Service's infrastructure and operations, including a fleet of electric vehicles.
Lawmakers approved the Moving Forward Act by a...
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