Senators Say They’re Nearing Agreement on Infrastructure Plan

June 22, 2021, 1:48 AM

The bipartisan group of senators trying come up with an infrastructure compromise say they are moving closer to agreement on a proposal but are still wrangling with how to pay for their plan in the face of White House opposition to indexing the gasoline tax to inflation.

Rob Portman, an Ohio Republican and one of the leaders of the group, said Monday the senators are requesting a meeting with White House officials on Tuesday and plan to draw up a “fleshed out” framework for a proposal this week.

Rob Portman
Photographer: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Bloomberg

One of the sticking points continues to be coming up ...

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