‘A monumental step forward’: US lawmakers pass $1tn infrastructure bill

US lawmakers have approved a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill after months of setbacks due to infighting between Democrats.

The funding package, which passed with 228 votes to 206 in the House of Representatives, will increase government spending on roads, bridges and airports, as well as public transport, broadband and water.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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