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What’s the tea on infrastructure funding?

February 22, 2021

Via: Politico

The White House says its attention is squarely on Covid relief, but talk in Washington is slowly but surely starting to shift to infrastructure. Last week, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said that “probably tax increases” would be used to pay for upcoming parts of the Biden agenda, including infrastructure. Afterward, a White House spokesperson told POLITICO the administration is “laser focused” on the American Rescue Plan, but did say that while the administration is making “temporary and needed” immediate investments, “for permanent policies that incur ongoing costs, the president is committed to paying for them by asking the wealthiest Americans and corporations to pay their fair share.”

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