Senators Try To Sell $1T Infrastructure Plan To Public

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks to Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., amid continuing talks around the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

(AP) — The senators who spent months stitching together a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure package are now trying to sell it to the American people.

A key vote is expected later this week that would push a long recognized national priority much closer to the finish line, after years of talk. The lawmakers are part of a group that they like to call the G-10, for gang of 10.

They are appealing to the wishes of many voters for more bipartisanship in Congress — along with better airports, roads and internet service without being directly asked to pay for those improvements through higher income taxes or user fees.


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