Monday, October 18, 2021

Poll: Infrastructure is the number one issue you want the President to talk about. Who do you agree with?

After the breakthrough and shocking defeat of the ‘Green New Deal’ in the House on Wednesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) decided to go big for her first big vote as Speaker, proposing to pass a new infrastructure bill on Thursday. The legislation, called ‘America’s Infrastructure Act,’ has cleared the House Appropriations Committee and its sponsorship calls for it to cost $1.5 trillion, which covers both government construction and repairs as well as private sector financing.

The large public and private investment is where Pelosi will run into resistance, however. The bill has been criticized as using accounting tricks by leading Republican Congressional staffers and experts.

Time to discuss: We want to hear your take on infrastructure bills in the House and Senate. Don’t forget to vote in the poll above for which infrastructure approach you prefer.

The House is aiming to vote on the infrastructure bill before the new Congress is sworn in in January.

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