House Dems pass massive infrastructure bill; GOP calls it ‘nonsense’

Included is Rep. Ron Kind's bill providing tax incentives for farmers who invest in biogas technology

Rep. Ron Kind on a Wisconsin dairy farm (Kind via Facebook)
Rep. Ron Kind on a Wisconsin dairy farm (Kind via Facebook)
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House cleared a massive $1.5 trillion package Wednesday that backers said would not only shore up the nation’s crumbling infrastructure but also create jobs at a time of widespread unemployment, protect the planet from a warming climate and narrow long-standing racial disparities.

Melanie Conklin contribute to this story from Wisconsin.