Vox - 2 hours 2 min ago
Senate Republicans unveiled a counteroffer to Biden's infrastructure proposal on April 22. | Getty Images The GOP's new, much narrower infrastructure counteroffer, explained. Senate Republicans have unveiled their $568 billion infrastructure counterproposal . While it sets a substantial amount of money toward fixing roads and bridges, it's about a quarter of the size of the Biden administration's proposed infrastructure package. There's a wide gap between the price tag on the...
Huffington Post - 2 hours 22 min ago
It's a "very, very generous" offer, one Senate Republican said of the pared-down $568 billion "framework."...
ABC News - 2 hours 40 min ago
Republicans unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure framework Thursday -- their answer to President Joe Biden's far more expansive $2 trillion package.
The Hill - 3 hours 21 min ago
The White House on Thursday signaled it would be open to further talks with Republican lawmakers after they proposed a significantly reduced infrastructure plan to counter President Biden's $2.2 trillion proposal.P...
UPI - 3 hours 52 min ago
Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure package that, at about a quarter of the price of President Joe Biden's proposal, seeks to narrow what is defined as infrastructure.
NY Post - 3 hours 53 min ago
Senate Republicans unveiled their counterproposal to President Biden’s $2.5 trillion infrastructure plan on Thursday, offering a narrower alternative to the broad, mammoth plan offered. The framework spearheaded by Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) would total $568 billion, and excludes provisions laid...
The Guardian - 3 hours 56 min ago
Climate activist asked to speak at hearing as part of push by Democrats to include fossil fuel subsidy elimination in bill Subsidies given to fossil fuel companies are a "disgrace" and must be immediately ended, Greta Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, has told a US congressional committee. A sweeping $2tn infrastructure plan put forward by Joe Biden has proposed the rolling back of support and tax breaks for oil, gas and coal producers to help lower planet-heating emissions and pay...
Wall Street Journal - 4 hours 30 min ago
The two-page Republican plan, a narrower alternative to President Biden's $2.3 trillion plan, doesn't provide specifics on how it would cover the cost of the bill, a central issue in the talks.
The Hill - 4 hours 36 min ago
President Biden's push to mobilize the U.S. economy against climate change is stoking Republican backlash to his infrastructure plan, raising further doubts about a potential bipartisan breakthrough. Advancing the Biden administration's "whole-...
Roll Call - 4 hours 57 min ago
Senate Republicans characterize their newly unveiled five-year, $568 billion counteroffer to President Joe Biden's eight-year, $2 trillion infrastructure proposal as a starting point to serious negotiations. Democrats dismissed the proposal as not serious at all. "The issue is, are Republicans going to be serious about getting over the bar of being serious," Senate Finance Chair […] The post Democrats unimpressed by GOP's $568 billion infrastructure plan appeared first on Roll...
NPR - 5 hours 12 min ago
The five-year spending outline is much more narrowly focused on traditional infrastructure than the president's sweeping proposal.
NBC News - 5 hours 58 min ago
"We think a number of our Democratic colleagues will want to negotiate with us," Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., said at a Thursday press conference.
CNBC - 6 hours 13 min ago
Senate Republicans unveiled a smaller infrastructure plan than the one President Joe Biden hopes to pass.
The Hill - 6 hours 22 min ago
A group of Senate Republicans led by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) on Thursday unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure proposal, a much smaller counteroffer to President Biden's $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan....
Roll Call - 6 hours 38 min ago
A parking garage worker at Union Station in Washington inspects an electric fixture Thursday as it sparks and smokes while Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and White House climate czar Gina McCarthy hold a news conference on electric charging stations. The event was held to highlight President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan and its proposed investments in […] The post Photo of the day: Smokin'! appeared first on Roll Call .
Automotive News - 9 hours 26 min ago
The administration wants 500,000 EV charging stations along roads, parking lots and apartment buildings, as part of its infrastructure plan now before Congress.