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Biden meets with mayors and governors on infrastructure package

By: - July 15, 2021 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 14: (L-R) Vermont Governor Phil Scott, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, National Economic Council Director Brian Deese and Special Assistant to the President Michael Collins attend a meeting hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden about his proposed infrastructure plan in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on July 14, 2021 in Washington, DC. The meeting included a bipartisan group of city and state political leaders, Vice President Kamala Harris, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Labor Secretary Martin Walsh. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 14: (L-R) Vermont Governor Phil Scott, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, National Economic Council Director Brian Deese and Special Assistant to the President Michael Collins attend a meeting hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden about his proposed infrastructure plan in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on July 14, 2021 in Washington, DC. The meeting included a bipartisan group of city and state political leaders, Vice President Kamala Harris, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Labor Secretary Martin Walsh. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON —  President Joe Biden met with a group of governors and mayors on Wednesday as he seeks to build support for a massive federal infrastructure package awaiting action from Congress.

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Wisconsin Examiner. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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