GOP accuses Biden of 'foot-dragging' on Nord Stream 2
Congressional Republicans are reviving calls for the Biden administration to block construction of the nearly completed Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline after the contentious project was left out of a new round of sanctions against Russia.
GOP tries to entice Dems with smaller package
A group of Senate Republicans are in the early stages of assembling a smaller infrastructure package focused on roads and bridges, which they hope will attract Democratic moderates.
Lawmakers weigh new user fees for highway bill
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee members yesterday debated how to replenish the quickly depleting Highway Trust Fund, which is used to finance the nation's transportation infrastructure.
Historic duo puts climate on Indian Affairs agenda
Hawaii Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz and Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski are making history by taking the top jobs on the Indian Affairs Committee, and they are promising to work together on an agenda that includes environment and climate concerns.
Senate confirms Transportation deputy secretary
The Senate today easily confirmed President Biden's pick for the No. 2 slot at the Department of Transportation.