Infrastructure Bill Inches Closer to Senate Passage

Debate among United States senators continues to surround the passage of Joe Biden’s $550 billion infrastructure bill. Most recently, that debate centered around an amendment seeking to further regulate the cryptocurrency industry. Opponents of the current wording of the amendment say that it requires disclosure of tax data from software developers and other non-brokers that […]

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“The heart of democracy requires consensus.”

infrastructure

President Biden and 21 bipartisan senators reached a compromise on Thursday to break the stalemate on Biden’s infrastructure plan.  These 11 Republican senators and 10 Democratic senators are the first step in passing the agenda.  Biden has made a point to comment that he will only sign the bipartisan infrastructure bill if Congress also approves, […]

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Will Gas-Tax Indexing Fund Infrastructure Updates?

There is a consensus that the United States’ infrastructure, particularly roads, bridges and transit systems, need significant updates and investments, but who is going to pay for these improvements is becoming an increasingly debated issue.  On June 10th, a group of Republican and Democratic Senators said that they are officially opened to consider changing the […]

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Infrastructure Deal Gaining Momentum

Last week, meetings were held at the White House with key Democratic and Republican senators discussing President Biden’s American Jobs Plan.  President Biden has made it known that he is willing to narrow the scope of the bill, which is currently slated as a massive $2.3 trillion dollar proposal.  By narrowing the scope of this […]

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No April Fools Joke, that’s Trillion with a “T”

As President Biden unveiled his infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh yesterday, it kicked off the first step in what is estimated to be a months-long negotiation with Congress.  The American Society of Civil Engineers estimates that approximately $2.6 trillion dollars is needed to restore America’s infrastructure over the next decade.  Biden’s plan, called the “American Jobs […]

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Renovating the Nation

There have been consistent whispers during the Trump Campaign of a national infrastructure deal just around the corner.   While the whispers persist, there has not been any strong progression towards improving the national infrastructure. Multiple attempts have been made, but they have all fallen apart due to disagreement on the cost associated, where the cash […]

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