Nothing brings people together like infrastructure
Jul 9, 2021

Nothing brings people together like infrastructure

Both labor unions and business groups are uniting to push for the bipartisan infrastructure spending bill on the table in Washington. Plus, as the Olympic flame arrives in Tokyo, an update on the new no-spectator policy for the Summer Games. And, President Biden could sign an executive order as early as today intended to increase competition and cut down on aggressive pricing in the ocean shipping and freight rail industries.

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Biden looks to curb the big business powers behind shipping and rail

Jul 9, 2021
An executive order could spur government regulators to address patterns of consolidation and high pricing.
A fully loaded cargo ship heads out to sea from New York Harbor on August 22, 2016 in New York City.
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
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Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
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Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
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