Biden signs $1.2T infrastructure bill: ‘America is moving again’

Idaho’s delegation split support for the measure: Sens. Crapo, Risch voted in favor, while Reps. Fulcher, Simpson voted against

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President Biden signs the infrastructure bill

U.S. President Joe Biden talks to Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Vice President Kamala Harris look on after signing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act during a ceremony on the South Lawn at the White House on Nov. 15, 2021, in Washington, D.C. The $1.2 trillion package will provide funds for public infrastructure projects including improvements to the country’s transportation networks, to rural broadband access and to modernize water and energy systems. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
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Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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