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Senators eye $579B in new infrastructure spending, $1T plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as part of a $1 trillion package. It could be rolled out as soon as Thursday as negotiators try to strike…

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Infrastructure Talks Hit Snag After GOP Response To Biden’s Counteroffer

Negotiations between President Joe Biden’s administration and Senate Republicans over the president’s proposed infrastructure plan have hit a snag after the president failed to deliver many of the cuts Republicans had requested, according to Politico. Biden’s initial plan had a price tag of $2.25 trillion, however, Republicans offered a counterproposal totaling $568 billion. After weeks…

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Infrastructure proposals lack plans for tackling pipeline security, cyberattacks

Posted May 17, 2021 at 7:00amNeither the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan nor the counterproposal from Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., explicitly mentions cyberattacks, a topic that surged into the public eye following the May 7 hack that led to the shutdown of a pipeline system that supplies fuel to much of the East Coast.The White House’s proposal…

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Funding infrastructure with user charges would violate Biden’s pledge on taxes

© Reuters. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican proposals to fund an increase in infrastructure spending with user fees would violate President Joe Biden’s pledge not to raise taxes on Americans making less than $400,000…

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Eye on infrastructure: White House appears past GOP’s Cheney purge

Top congressional leaders head to the White House on Wednesday shortly after one of the four oversees booting a member of his own team over her opposition to former President Donald Trump’s attempts to undermine democracy.House Republicans meet Wednesday morning and are expected to vote to remove Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney as the Republican Conference…

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Lousy infrastructure and not being male among reasons Individuals give up EVs

2012-2018 — About 20 percent of Californian EV adopters gave up plug-ins, study finds. Jonathan M. Gitlin – Apr 26, 2021 8:39 pm UTC Enlarge / Poor charging infrastructure is a big reason that some Californians decided not to get another electric vehicle.By now, we know a lot of ways to get people to buy…

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Biden Says Infrastructure Is the Pillar of His Climate Plan

President Biden confronted Republican hostility toward his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package yesterday by declaring it a pillar of his plan to address climate change. “Investing in clean energy to fight the effects of climate change is part of infrastructure,” Biden said in remarks aimed at pressuring political opponents to support his so-called American Jobs Plan.…

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$3-4 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Will Be Revealed in 5 Days

$3-4 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Will Be Revealed in 5 Days Brian Wang | March 26, 2021 | Fixing and building roads, bridges, rail lines, ports and the electric grid could account for nearly $1 trillion of Biden’s forthcoming Build Back Better infrastructure program. The overall US infrastructure program is expected to be in the $3…

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Cloud infrastructure spending passed on-prem Information centers in 2020

There is a prevailing notion that while the cloud infrastructure market is growing fast, the vast majority of workloads remain on premises. While that could be true, new research from Synergy Research Group found that cloud infrastructure spending surpassed on-prem spending for the first time in 2020 — and did so by a wide margin.…

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Dems lock in on corporate tax hike to fund infrastructure plan

Democrats are zeroing in on raising the corporate tax rate from its current 21% to 28% as one of the easiest ways to find new revenue for an infrastructure package.The big picture: While many senators are signaling that President Biden’s next big-ticket bill must come with a way to pay for it, the White House…