Manchin floats big energy proposals as talks ramp up
Joe Manchin, the hub around which most infrastructure talk has spun, has come out with a massive draft bill that seems to be a wish list for the energy infrastructure spending portion of a larger deal.
Bipartisan duo floats offshore revenue for infrastructure
A bipartisan pair of senators wants to include a legislative overhaul of federal offshore energy revenue payments to coastal states in the upcoming infrastructure push.
Progressives escalate climate demands
Progressives yesterday escalated their bid to include climate change in an infrastructure package, further imperiling ongoing talks between the White House and a bipartisan group of 10 senators.
Schumer vows 'bold' climate action as pressure grows
The Senate's top Democrat pledged that climate change will be a centerpiece of the upcoming infrastructure push, as progressive groups step up pressure to put an end to bipartisan talks.
Collins calls EV users 'free riders' ahead of plan rollout
A key member of a group of moderate senators offering a new infrastructure package said yesterday that users of electric vehicles were "free riders" who should be forced to pay a fee.