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Senate Funding Leader Endorses Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

April 20, 2021

Concerns among some lawmakers regarding climate change and freight connectivity would be addressed by President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan, the U.S. Senate’s funding leader said April 20.

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of that chamber’s Appropriations Committee, pointed to the legislation’s potential environmental benefits while delivering an endorsement of the president’s comprehensive infrastructure pitch to Congress, called the American Jobs Plan.

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