Infrastructure Bill May Depend on Larger Reconciliation Bill

Last month, the Senate passed a bipartisan bill to authorize $550 billion in new spending on surface transportation measures like roads, bridges and public transit. It won 69 votes — all 50 Democratic-voting members and 19 Republicans.

According to NBC News, its future in the House is murky.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi promised to have the bill in the House by Sept. 27, this coming Monday, for voting but the vote may depend on if the larger spending bill gets passed or not.

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, made clear to the Speaker that “if we don’t have the reconciliation bill done, the infrastructure bill will not pass.”

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