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Senate Keeps Social Infrastructure Budget on Radar

January 6, 2022


Federal lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this month to resume consideration of President Joe Biden’s social infrastructure budget as the White House continues to respond to a national supply chain crisis.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), aiming to advance voting rights legislation this month, affirmed negotiations are ongoing between his caucus and the White House as he readies efforts to advance the nearly $2 trillion House-passed Build Back Better Act. He has not set a date for considering that budget bill this year.

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