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U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, Shelley Moore Capito pleased with infrastructure deal, but know there’s work ahead

By Jess Mancini, The Intelligencer

WASHINGTON, D.C. — West Virginia’s U.S. senators on Thursday — both of whom have been on the front lines of infrastructure negotiations — weighed in on the bipartisan deal hammered out in Washington D.C.

Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, and other Democrat and Republican senators were in talks with President Joe Biden on the roughly $1 trillion infrastructure proposal they reached.

The president has signed off on the plan, which was developed through the initial work by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., in coming up with a compromise with Republicans on an infrastructure bill, Manchin said.

“Shelley did one heck of a job,” he said…

To read more: https://www.theintelligencer.net/news/top-headlines/2021/06/senators-joe-manchin-shelley-moore-capito-pleased-with-infrastructure-deal-but-know-theres-work-ahead/

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