Senate Republicans propose $568 billion infrastructure plan to counter Biden

Posted on AllSides April 23rd, 2021
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Senate Republicans unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure plan Thursday limited to roads, bridges, broadband and other physical infrastructure, countering President Biden's American Jobs Plan with a framework around one-quarter the size of his sweeping $2.25 trillion package.

Although their plan doesn't specify how to pay for the spending, Republicans suggested new user fees, resisting a corporate tax rate increase pushed by Biden and keeping former President Donald Trump's 2017 tax cuts intact.

Republicans have slammed Biden's proposals for $400 billion to boost caregiving for the elderly and disabled, $174 billion...

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