Senate Dems Push For Ambitious Infrastructure Overhaul

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 3:26 PM EST) -- A national infrastructure bank and increased investment in railroads, ports and America’s electric grid were at the top of the wish list when the U.S. Senate Democrats unveiled their agenda for the new congressional term last week.

Dubbed the Rebuild America Act, Senate Bill 4 — which was introduced Jan. 22 by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and backed by 14 of his Democratic colleagues — was short on specifics but chock-full of lofty goals for remaking the U.S.’ transportation, commercial, social and telecommunications infrastructure...
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