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House Panel Clears $40B for Infrastructure in Emerging Budget Package

September 15, 2021

Via: ENR

A key House committee has approved an infrastructure funding boost of more than $40 billion—including money for transit, highways, wastewater treatment and buildings—as part of the sweeping $3.5-trillion budget reconciliation package the chamber is now assembling.

After a 15-hour meeting that wrapped up in the wee hours of Sept. 15, the Transportation and Infrastructure, or T&I, Committee approved its portion of the broader reconciliation measure by a 37-29 vote, along party lines.

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