WASHINGTON – U.S. Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and the Group of 22 Senators released the statement below following the failed motion to proceed vote today:
“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.”
In addition to Cassidy, the bipartisan proposal has been endorsed by Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), 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), Joe Manchin (D-WV), 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), and U.S. House Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01).