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The Biden Infrastructure Bill's Surefire Winner: Lobbyists


President Joe Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure package presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make a mark on federal policy—and, as Washington’s legion of lobbyists know, it’s also an opportunity to make some serious bank.

With Biden’s speech outlining the package last week, it was “off to the races,” said Chay English, a lobbyist at BGR Group, a top D.C. firm with recent clients such as Chevron, the AFL-CIO, and Verizon.

“Everyone wants to play in this space—it is the talk of the town, and because the administration has defined infrastructure so broadly, everyone has potential skin in the game,” English told The Daily Beast. “I can’t think of one client that’s like, ‘We’re gonna sit this one out.’”

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