The legislative process is never straightforward, and this weekend’s news about Sen. Joe Manchin opposing the Build Back Better Act (BBB) is the latest proof. But despite what you may
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“There won’t be an infrastructure bill unless we have a reconciliation bill. Plain and simple.”    — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, June 24, 2021

What’s happening on infrastructure? On August
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Last week, the House Republican Conference voted 102-84 to lift their decade-old ban on the practice of earmarks by secret ballot, smoothing the way for a bipartisan resurrection of the
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GT Government Law & Policy Shareholder Rob Mangas is quoted in a March 10 Bloomberg Businessweek article, One Name for Build Back Better Is ‘Infrastructure-Plus-Plus’.

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“In my first appearance before a joint session of Congress, I will lay out my Build Back Better recovery plan. It’ll make historic investments in infrastructure, that Build Back Better
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