Biden Infrastructure Plan’s Chances Gain as GOP Preps Offer (1)

May 17, 2021, 11:59 AM

President Joe Biden’s prospects for passing a major infrastructure bill through Congress with bipartisan support -- seen unlikely in the wake of his Democrat-only pandemic-relief package in March -- are now rising, though disagreements over funding could still scupper a deal.

Senate Republicans are set to deliver a revised offer of a package that includes roads, public transportation and airports to the White House as early as Monday.

During last year’s presidential campaign, Biden enshrined the aspiration of restoring bipartisanship to American governance. The newfound opening, however, clouds the outlook for the rest of his economic vision: a sweeping ...

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