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Why compromise is inevitable for Biden’s big infrastructure plans

Gift, Thomas (2021) Why compromise is inevitable for Biden’s big infrastructure plans. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (04 Jun 2021). Blog Entry.

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Last week, President Joe Biden unveiled a federal budget totaling $6 trillion, which includes significant new spending on infrastructure. If passed in its entirety, the budget would increase federal spending as a portion of the economy to historic heights — reaching sustained levels not seen since World War II. In this Q&A, Thomas Gift examines the implications of this proposed rise in federal spending, the centrality of infrastructure to the budget, and whether the White House and other Democrats can broker a compromise with Republicans.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2021 15:09
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:17

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