How a Coalition of Business and Labor Groups Helped Save the Infrastructure Bill

Posted on AllSides July 29th, 2021
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As Democrats and Republicans in Congress squabbled over blowing past the deadline on an infrastructure agreement, the business and labor communities were getting tired of the partisan fighting.

Their leaders, who span both sides of the aisle and who had poured tens of millions of dollars into lobbying on this issue, just wanted a resolution, convinced that an investment of over $500 billion in new spending to improve the country’s broadband, transit systems and drinking water will be crucial to rebuilding a post-pandemic economy.

“Our messages have not wavered in...

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https://time.com/6085184/business-labor-congress-infrastructure/

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