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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Senate May Consider Infrastructure Bill Next Week

Over the past two weeks, a bipartisan group of senators has been working to develop legislative text around the bipartisan Infrastructure Framework. During the week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer indicated in news accounts that the Senate will vote next week on the bipartisan infrastructure proposal.

National League of Cities (NLC) sent a letter to the legislative leaders sharing local government priorities for the bipartisan infrastructure framework. NLC is requesting that the infrastructure package streamline infrastructure investment by directing it to the asset owners at the local level and eliminating circuitous and inefficient bureaucratic processes.

We will continue to keep you posted on this developing issue.

Contact: Paul Penna, Legislative Analyst, ppenna@njlm.org, 609 695-3481, x110.

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