U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) arrives for the Senate Democrats weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., June 15, 2021.
REUTERS/Evelyn HocksteinWASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday he hoped to have a July vote on a bipartisan infrastructure bill, but a second measure would be needed to incorporate climate and human infrastructure measures.
The top Senate Democrat told reporters there are many in his caucus who think the bipartisan proposal is a good start but does not do enough.
Democrats and Republicans in the 50-50 split Senate have been negotiating behind the scenes on a potential $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, with slightly more than half of that plan consisting of new funding.
"In order to move forward on infrastructure, we must include bold action on climate," Schumer told reporters.
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