/Bipartisan infrastructure pitch gains steam on Capitol Hill as Biden weighs in from Europe – The Washington Post

Bipartisan infrastructure pitch gains steam on Capitol Hill as Biden weighs in from Europe – The Washington Post


In a bid to broker a compromise, Senate negotiators proposed a package of “pay-fors” that change the gas tax, tying it to inflation, while imposing similar, new charges on the owners of electric vehicles. Democrats, however, have balked at the idea, arguing it violates Biden’s 2020 campaign promise, and the indexing provision appeared unlikely to survive.

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