Topics: Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee

Senate Panel Kicks Off Infrastructure Hearing; Sen. Manchin Calls for Value-Added Tax

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Feb. 24 kicked off the first hearing on President Biden’s “Build Back Better” initiative, with lawmakers and witnesses from both sides of the aisle discussing the need for substantial federal investment in infrastructure. More

EPW Could Go Back to the Drawing Board for Surface Transportation Bill

Senate Democrats will draw up a new surface transportation bill that contains more aggressive proposals on climate issues and other key Democratic priorities, essentially scrapping the bipartisan bill the committee approved in the last Congress, Tanya Snyder of Politico reports.  More

House Transportation Committee to Vote on Infrastructure Legislation Soon

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will vote on its five-year surface transportation bill in the next few weeks, with an eye toward a floor vote in late June or July.  More

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