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Senate Republicans, transportation industry urge House to pass infrastructure bill

As the U.S. House of Representatives moves to consider the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), President Joe Biden’s infrastructure investment plan, Senate Republicans and more than 100 industry organizations are urging the House to pass the bill.

In a letter to her democratic colleagues, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Cal.) said the bill would come to the floor for debate on Sept. 27, but would not be up for a vote until Thursday, Sept. 30.

“This week is a week of opportunity, as we work to keep government open, conclude negotiations on the Build Back Better Act and advance the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework,” Pelosi said in her letter.

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