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Tester praises compromise infrastructure bill

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Last updated 6/25/2021 at 12:07pm

Jon Tester

In a monthly press call Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., provided details regarding a recently agreed-upon framework for a massive $579 billion increase in infrastructure spending that could, if passed, invest a significant amount of money into the nation's roads, bridges, airports, water and broadband infrastructure without the need for new taxes.

"For a country that has been living for years off our parents' and grandparents' infrastructure, this is a big deal," Tester said.

He said the bill is a once-in-a-century investment and may be one of the most impactful non-emergency pieces of legislat...

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