Infrastructure Deal: Senate Ready to Move Ahead on $1T Bill

President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators reached agreement Wednesday on a $1 trillion national infrastructure package.

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President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to the Lehigh Valley operations facility for Mack Trucks in Macungie, Pa., Wednesday, July 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators reached agreement Wednesday on a $1 trillion national infrastructure package, and the Senate appeared ready to begin consideration of the key part of the administration’s agenda. An evening test vote was possible. Biden welcomed the accord as one that would show America can “do big things” — with the most significant long-term investments in nearly a century, he said, on par with…

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