News and Political Intel on Federal Infrastructure Legislation

Congress Returns to DC as Fiscal Cliff Looms – MBFA Continues Advocating for Key Muni Provisions in Infrastructure Legislation

Both chambers of Congress this week return to DC after an extended August recess to face a growing number of potential crises prior to continued work to advance duel infrastructure[…]

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Ways and Means to Debate Muni Provisions Today – MBFA Continues to Advocate for Key Priorities

This morning, the House Committee on Ways and Means will host a hearing to “mark-up” or debate and amend the tax portion of the budget reconciliation package.  This weekend, Chairman Richard Neal[…]

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Senate Negotiators Push to Delay Infrastructure Vote – Key Differences May Imperil Bipartisan Legislation

This afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Schumer is expected to bring the bipartisan infrastructure agreement to the floor for a vote of cloture, a vote that would advance the agreement to[…]

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Critical Week for Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation – BDA and MBFA Continue to Promote Muni Priorities

As Congress returns from a 2 week July 4th recess, it’s make or break time for infrastructure legislation in 2021.  With only 8 legislative days left before the month-long August[…]

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Infrastructure Deal Within Reach – Muni Provisions Remain a Priority

A bipartisan group of 21 Senators has come to a soft agreement with the Biden Administration on a $1 trillion infrastructure package.  While the deal has yet to receive support[…]

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Direct Pay Bonds and PABs Remain in Spotlight – Other Muni Provisions Expected to Receive Continued Support

As noted yesterday, a bipartisan group of 21 senators released the latest infrastructure compromise, a $1 trillion package with nearly $600 billion of new spending.  While light on pay-for details, the[…]

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