Key details of the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure plan
(Source: Associated Press, July 28, 2021)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate voted Wednesday night, 67-32, to take up a nearly $1 trillion national infrastructure plan after President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators reached agreement on major provisions of the package. According to a summary released by the White House on July 28, $66 billion would go toward passenger and freight rail. The money would be used to reduce Amtrak's maintenance backlog, improve Amtrak's 457-mile-long Northeast Corridor as well as other routes and make safety improvements to rail grade crossings.
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Thursday, July 29, 2021
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