Infrastructure bill clears Senate hurdle


A month after President Biden stood in front of the White House announcing an infrastructure deal, language of the $1 trillion bipartisan bill defeated the obstacles of Washington and made its way through the Senate.

The bipartisan U.S. Senate members cleared a procedural vote on a possible infrastructure bill Wednesday with a 67-32 vote. It marks the first procedural vote, clearing way for the deal to advance and possibly set Biden’s focus on infrastructure into action. Reports say it could still be days before the Senate finishes writing the bill, but this allows the Senate to start debate. The bill still faces obstacles, including turning the text into formal legislation that will need to pass both the Senate and House. Read the rest of the article here.