- July 9, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin on the House Problem Solvers Caucus supporting the $973 billion bipartisan infrastructure framework, arguing the ‘real challenge’ for Congress is finding a way to pay for the bill.
A group of more than 20 prominent business and labor groups urged Congress on Thursday to move forward with the $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal reached through negotiations by a bipartisan group of Senate lawmakers.
The organizations included the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Business Roundtable and the AFL-CIO. The coalition said the proposed infrastructure deal would be a “critical component of long-term economic growth and improved quality of life for every American.”
“Now is the time to turn these promises into projects,” the groups said in a joint statement. “We urge Congress to turn this framework into legislation that will be signed into law, and our organizations are committed to helping see this cross the…