Infrastructure Talks at Crossroads

June 2, 2021 – President Biden will sit down with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today as his infrastructure negotiations with Republicans enter a critical and potentially final week. Administration officials have signaled this is a make-or-break week on bipartisan negotiations, with Biden hoping to pass an infrastructure bill with or without Republicans by the end of the summer. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg…

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Biden Seeks $621 Billion for Infrastructure

In advance of his speech on infrastructure, CNN released details of the Biden administration’s infrastructure proposal. Funding improvements to roads, bridges, railways and other infrastructure has been a central piece of Biden’s recovery plans. He has said that it will create “really good-paying jobs” and help the nation compete better.

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Biden Infrastructure Plan Comes This Week

March 29, 2021 – According to Politico, President Joe Biden is set to roll out his infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, laying out details for a package that is about much, much more than just transportation. Roads, bridges, rail and transit remain at the center of it, though. Early reports suggest that the first part of the possible $3 trillion…

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Majority of Voters Want Government to Support Domestic Mining

The National Mining Association (NMA) released new polling showing that the vast majority of voters – including a majority of Democrats, Republicans and Independents – want to see the Biden administration and Congress support domestic mining projects to create jobs, secure our supply chains and reduce reliance on foreign countries for minerals we could be mining here at home.

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Rural Infrastructure Coalition Sends Priorities to Biden Administration

The Rebuild Rural Coalition, which collectively represents U.S. agricultural producers, rural businesses, rural communities and rural families, sent a letter urging President Joe Biden and his administration to address the unique needs of rural infrastructure in all related legislative proposals.

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