July 21, 2021

Manchin Statement On Bipartisan Infrastructure Proposal Negotiations

Senator Manchin was joined by 21 fellow Senators

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and 21 fellow Senators today released the following statement on the bipartisan infrastructure proposal negotiations.

“We have made significant progress and are close to a final agreement. We will continue working hard to ensure we get this critical legislation right—and are optimistic that we will finalize, and be prepared to advance, this historic bipartisan proposal to strengthen America’s infrastructure and create good-paying jobs in the coming days. We appreciate our colleagues on both sides of the aisle, and the administration, working with us to get this done for the American people.”

Senator Manchin was joined by Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Chris Coons (D-DE), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Angus King (I-ME), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Rob Portman (R-OH), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jacky Rosen (D-NV.), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Jon Tester (D-MT), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Mark Warner (D-VA), and Todd Young (R-IN). 

The framework has also been endorsed by the U.S. House Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Congressmen Josh Gottheimer and Brian Fitzpatrick.