Governors attempt to bridge deep political divides in big D.C. meeting

Officials found common ground in infrastructure law, but remained at odds over voting rights, Build Back Better plan

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg told attendees of the National Governors Association conference over the weekend that he would work with them to quickly deliver federal funding from the recent infrastructure bill to their states. (Screenshot)

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