Congress just passed the infrastructure bill. Here’s five ways it will help Kansas and Missouri

6 Nov 2021


The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill late Friday night that will give billions to states for projects ranging from highway and bridge repair to discounts for broadband internet. The 228-to-206 vote came after months of infighting between moderate and progressive Democrats.

Missouri Rep. Cori Bush was one of six Democrats who voted against the bill. She said it could give up leverage needed to pass the sweeping $1.75 trillion budget package that contains Democratic priorities like combating climate change, expanding access to healthcare and providing universal prekindergarten.

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