WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Richard Burr (R-NC), Chris Coons (D-DE), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Susan Collins (R-ME), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Todd Young (R-IN), Jon Tester (D-MT), Mark Warner (D-VA), and Angus King (I-ME) issued the following statement:

“We have made significant progress and are close to a final agreement. We will continue working hard to ensure we get this critical legislation right – and are optimistic that we will finalize, and be prepared to advance, this historic bipartisan proposal to strengthen America’s infrastructure and create good-paying jobs in the coming days. We appreciate our colleagues on both sides of the aisle, and the administration, working with us to get this done for the American people.”

The framework has also been endorsed by the U.S. House Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick and Josh Gottheimer.