July 18, 2024



House Passes Infrastructure Bill, Postpones Vote On Build Back Better


Igor Bobic and Arthur Delaney


WASHINGTON ― House Democrats finally approved a bipartisan bill late Friday to fix roads and bridges, months after the legislation passed the Senate and just days after the party’s disastrous performance in Tuesday’s state and local elections.

But instead of passing the Build Back Better Act at the same time ― a key demand of progressive lawmakers ― the House instead moved to set up later vote on the broader social spending bill.

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