There’s broad support for infrastructure improvements on Capital Hill. However, the $2.25 trillion price tag for the White House bill is not welcomed by all. Minnesota Eighth District Congressman Pete Stauber says this legislation should focus on core infrastructure projects. “We want to make sure that the bill works toward traditional infrastructure; things like roads, bridges, our ports, our locks and dams and rural broadband.” Stauber is disappointed the current infrastructure proposal is a partisan effort. “If we allow ourselves to go through regular order and do committee week, I think we could do really good work. It’s unfortunate the White House and some of the Democratic leaders are pushing this without any minority input. That’s not how to govern.”
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