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With 'Planetary Crisis on Our Hands,' Says AOC, 'We Can Do $10 Trillion' on Infrastructure
"That may be an eye-popping figure for some people," said the New York Democrat, but "we're the wealthiest nation in the history of the world."
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Critics Warn Biden Infrastructure Plan 'Falls Woefully Short' on Climate Crisis
"Biden has pledged to cut carbon emissions 50% and decarbonize our electricity sector, but this proposal won't even come close."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), listens during a press conference introducing the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021 on March 18, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Anna Moneymaker/AFP via Getty Images) News
Ocasio-Cortez Says Biden Infrastructure Plan 'Needs To Be Way Bigger'
"This is not nearly enough," the New York Democrat said of Biden's $2.26 trillion proposal.
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Activists plan to welcome President Joe Biden to Pittsburgh on Wednesday with four billboards calling for a "bold" economic recovery plan. (Image: Green New Deal Network) News
'Piecemeal Solutions Won't Suffice': Progressives Press Biden to 'Go Big' on Infrastructure Plan
"Millions of us are depending on Congress to take this once-in-a-generation opportunity and deliver the jobs, care, and justice we so urgently need, and we intend to make them deliver."
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Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is calling on President Joe Biden to include recurring payments in the Build Back Better Plan. (PhotoL: Andrew Harnik.AFP via Getty Images) News
20 Senate Dems, Sanders Urge Recurring Stimulus Payments in Biden's 'Build Back Better' Plan
"This crisis is far from over, and families deserve certainty that they can put food on the table and keep a roof over their heads."
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One-year-old Dara Faraez walks across the floor in front of the podium as Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) speaks at the Back the THRIVE Agenda press conference on September 10, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Green New Deal Network) News
As Biden Prepares to Unveil Infrastructure Plan, Progressives Push $10 Trillion Investment
"The THRIVE Act is the agenda that establishes the pillars for economic renewal in our country," says Sen. Ed Markey.
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President Joe Biden speaks, flanked by Vice President Kamala Harris, at Emory University in Atlanta on March 19, 2021. (Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images) News
Biden Eyes Tax Hikes for Rich, Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies to Fund Infrastructure
"It's time for the rich and corporations to pay their fair share in taxes."
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A sign signals the direction for an electric vehicle charging station on Santana Row in the Silicon Valley, San Jose, California, on January 3, 2020. (Photo: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) News
'Even Manchin Called for $4 Trillion': Progressives Say Biden's Infrastructure Plan Falls Short
"If $3 trillion is what Biden's team lands on, they'll be neglecting what's politically and publicly popular, and what's quite frankly vital for the future of our society and our planet."
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Construction workers upgrade the Green Line light rail system run by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in Boston on August 6, 2020. (Photo: Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) News
Democrats Unveil 'Build Green' Infrastructure and Jobs Act
Sen. Ed Markey called the bill "our opportunity to invest in a clean energy revolution across our country, transform our transportation sector to be climate-smart, and create millions of good-paying union jobs at the same time."
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Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train passing the Railroad Junctions of Los Angeles Union Station. All the public transportations include the Amtrak train have a tough time during COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images) News
Hundreds of Local Officials Demand 'Transformative' Infrastructure Plan for US
"If the winter storm taught us anything, it is that we need our infrastructure to be more resilient and sustainable," said Austin, Texas Mayor Steve Adler.
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