Senate Aims to Pass $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill This Week. What It Includes—and Doesn’t.

Senate Aims to Pass $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill This Week. What It Includes—and Doesn’t.
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The 2,702-page, nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, formally called the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, was completed late Sunday. Senators hope to amend and pass the broadly popular spending plan this week before sending it to the House of Representatives. A key part of President Joe Biden’s economic agenda, the agreement calls for $550 billion in new federal spending over five years, on top of about $450 billion in previously approved funds, and is an ambitious plan to upgrade and modernize the nation’s roads, bridges, water systems, broadband access, and electric grid.

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