Progressives Push Green New Deal In $10 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

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By Adam Houser ~

Progressive Democrats have unveiled their new legislative infrastructure proposal that contains many aspects of the Green New Deal, including funding for wind and solar, zero-emissions mandates, and climate justice programs. The total price tag is $10 trillion.

President Biden’s team had announced plans earlier for an infrastructure bill with a cost of $3-$4 trillion. Liberal representatives in the House do not think that goes far enough and have instead introduced their own bill.

As reported in Fox Business:

“The measure, known as the Transform, Heal and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (THRIVE) Act, aims to make a series of sweeping changes to the nation’s infrastructure and echoes many aspects of the Green New Deal, including establishing a goal of 100% zero-carbon electricity by 2035, zero emissions from new buildings by 2025 and expanding clean public transit options to most Americans by 2030.

“It also…

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