EXCLUSIVE-Democrats may scrap $20 bln in matching funding in spending bill amid Republican opposition on labor -sources
- United States
Democrats may scrap plans to create an infrastructure bank in the $1.2 trillion bipartisan spending bill after Republicans opposed a provision intended to lift workers' wages, according to three people familiar with the discussions.
A decision to remove funding for the bank would be aimed at resolving a log jam over U.S. President Joe Biden's top legislative initiative, as lawmakers scramble to finalize key details of the plan ahead of the Senate's typical August recess.
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