Battle Lines Drawn on Bipartisan Path for Infrastructure Package

March 5, 2021, 4:59 PM

Climate change and revenue sources are set to be some of the key divisions between Republicans and Democrats as they start discussions on a bipartisan infrastructure package.

Members of the GOP are calling for a modest package that’s limited to traditional infrastructure and includes funding offsets. Their demands took on new importance this week as House Transportation and Infrastructure Chair Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) said he doesn’t want to advance the bill using the expedited budget reconciliation process that would require only Democratic votes.

Democrats have discussed a multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure package that aims to tackle some of the Biden administration’s major...

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