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GOP’s Collins Aims for ‘Targeted, Responsible’ Spending Plan

June 13, 2021, 6:57 PM

The infrastructure spending package developed by a bipartisan group of U.S. senators will be “targeted” and “responsible,” one of its architects said on Sunday.

Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine continued to call for spending to be confined to traditional priorities like repairing roads, bridges and airports, and split off from the broader proposals of the Biden administration like elder care funding.

“We can look at these issues, but they are not infrastructure and they should be considered separately. And I believe they will be,” Collins said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”

Susan Collins
Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Her comments continued a months-long debate about ...

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