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Rep. Murphy must consider ‘care infrastructure’ in twin House votes
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Rep. Murphy must consider ‘care infrastructure’ in twin House votes

Author David Ballard criticizes Rep. Stephanie Murphy's (D-FL) attempt to drastically scale back long-overdue investments contained in the reconciliation framework.

On Tuesday, my representative Stephanie Murphy and her colleagues in the House finally took the next, though far from only, step towards passing historic investments in infrastructure and economic growth.

While her vote to approve the reconciliation framework is encouraging, the congresswoman continues to make troublingly clear that, in spite of her constituents’ bipartisan support, her final vote to pass the landmark agenda is far from secure.

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David Ballard

Associate Director, Economic Policy