This could have happened months ago. It was too late to help Democrats who lost their elections last Tuesday. It's months less time for Biden to recover his poll numbers. It was also months less time that construction workers and others will benefit from infrastructure employment. It's delayed for months the benefits that cities, commuters and others will enjoy.
(WaPo)House lawmakers late Friday adopted a roughly $1.2 trillion measure to improve the country’s roads, bridges, pipes, ports and Internet connections, overcoming their own internecine divides to secure a long-sought burst in federal investment and deliver President Biden a major legislative win.
The bipartisan 228-to-206 vote marked the final milestone for the first of two pieces in the president’s sprawling economic agenda. The outcome sends to Biden’s desk an initiative that promises to deliver its benefits to all 50 states, a manifestation of his 2020 campaign pledge to rejuvenate the economy in the aftermath of the coronavirus and “build back better.”