WASHINGTON—Lawmakers in a bipartisan Senate group said they were edging closer to an agreement on how to pay for a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure package, but they were still haggling over ways to come up with the funding ahead of meetings expected later in the day.
The package is expected to include funding for improvements to roads, bridges, transit, airports and enhanced infrastructure for broadband, water and electric vehicles.
Lawmakers said they hoped to reach a basic agreement before the Senate departs later this week for a two-week July 4 recess.
Rob Portman of Ohio, one of the GOP leaders of the group, said Tuesday night after the day’s final meeting.
“It takes a while to write this stuff and do it correctly, but we’re getting there.”
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