Infrastructure Deadlines and Issues Upon Return

Upon return from their August recess on Sept. 20, Congress faces several deadlines and roadblocks including voting on the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill on Sept. 27.

According to an article from CNBC:

Democratic leaders told centrists threatening to hold up the party’s reconciliation plan that they would vote on the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill by Sept. 27. A final House vote would send the package — which would put $550 billion in new money into transportation, broadband and utility systems — to Biden’s desk for his signature.

Congress has to overcome hurdles before a long-awaited infrastructure investment comes to fruition. If Pelosi moves too soon to pass the bipartisan bill, it could jeopardize support for the plan among progressives who want to see Democrats’ budget plan passed at the same time.


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