Proposed infrastructure plan's tax increases 'will hurt everyone in Wyoming'


SHERIDAN — Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, characterized President Joe Biden’s proposed $2 trillion infrastructure plan as costly, unnecessary and harmful.

“It’s like he’s playing Monopoly, and every time he passes go, he gets to spend another $2 trillion,” Barrasso said  while speaking at a Rotary Club of Sheridan Wyoming lunch last week. “We do not have that kind of money. It is irresponsible. It is reckless, but that’s where they’re heading, and we’re doing everything we can to slow them down and stop them.”

Biden’s plan involves, among other things, rebuilding 20,000 miles of roads, expanding access to clean water and broadband and investing in care for the elderly.

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