WASHINGTON—The United Steelworkers union, the American Trucking Associations and the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association all praised the Senate's Aug. 10 passage of a $1 trillion infrastructure bill, calling it a victory for the country and bipartisanship.
Now, they said, it's time for the House to take next step.
The legislation passed with a 69-30 vote, with 19 Republicans joining 50 Democrats.
"The men and women who carry this economy on trucks thank those senators who had the courage to bridge the partisan divide, putting the interests of our nation above politics," Chris Spear, ATA president and CEO, said in a statement. "For nearly three decades, our nation and industry have been held hostage by empty promises—all talk, no action. Today, the Senate put America ahead of itself."