Kansas City's top ranking politico seyz that Prez Biden's bill could keep us all from the global doom that awaits us in less than 12 years.
Only the GOP stands in the way . . . And a few other people who don't want to turn the U.S. dollar into confetti.
Here's the argument for Earth . . .
The energy-themed meeting began with a pre-recorded talk by U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, who announced he would be working in the next 90 days with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to launch an ambitious program to provide free rides on electric buses in three 21st century corridors. The corridors (which are yet to be determined) would provide charging stations for electric vehicles.
“It will be no emissions and no admissions,” he quipped. “This will be a major part of what I’m doing in the next session of Congress as a response to climate change.”
Cleaver talked about improvements Missouri would see or be eligible to compete for if Congress passes a $3.5 trillion budget bill. “Missouri infrastructure is in dire need of repair,” he said. “For decades it’s been suffering from a lack of investment—2,190 bridges are in poor condition and every driver pays for poor streets through damage to their cars.”
If the $3.5 trillion plan passes, he said it would offer unbelievable opportunities to make changes in our community and would be the most significant piece of legislation since Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal.
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Do you like the climate in Houston? That's what Kansas City might be like in 20-30 years if we don't focus on reducing emissions and saving energy, said officials at an online meeting of the South Kansas City Alliance on Sept. 13. The energy-themed meeting began with a pre-recorded talk by U.S.
The Senate is slated to take a procedural vote Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET on a House-passed bill to suspend the nation's debt limit and avert a government shutdown, but Senate Republicans have insisted that Democrats should act alone to address the debt limit and are expected to block the measure.
After surviving years of reckless proposals to eviscerate the EPA by tea party Republicans and then President Trump Donald Trump Cheney says a lot of GOP lawmakers have privately encouraged her fight against Trump Republicans criticizing Afghan refugees face risks DeVos says 'principles have been overtaken by personalities' in GOP MORE , the agency now faces an urgent need to rebuild its capacity and fully resume its work protecting public health and the environment.
The timeline for the House to vote on a bipartisan infrastructure bill keeps getting delayed, as it was first scheduled for Monday, then announced for Thursday, and now President Biden indicated it could end up getting pushed even later.
"From the beginning of this process, the Progressive Caucus has been clear that the infrastructure bill and the Build Back Better Act are two parts of a whole, so they must be passed together," Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Katie Porter (D-Calif.) wrote in an op-ed for CNN on Monday.
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