The Latest On Biden’s Infrastructure Plan, With A Vision For A New ‘Climate Corps’

The White House is courting influential Democratic senators and making a public relations push for President Biden’s infrastructure proposal, while Republicans draw a red line around corporate tax increases.

Biden also spent part of this week test-driving Ford’s new electric F-150 Lightning. But for all the talk of energy innovation and electric cars, one part of Biden’s infrastructure plan is based on a pretty old idea — one from another era when millions of Americans were out of work. NPR’s Scott Detrow and Nathan Rott report on Biden’s proposal to revamp the nearly 100-year-old Civilian Conservation Corps — with a new focus on climate change. Read more from their reporting here.

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