Senators push infrastructure bill a step closer to passage

The terminus of Daniel K. Inouye Highway in South Kohala is seen in May. One of the biggest investments of its kind in years, the bipartisan infrastructure bill package promises to unleash billions of dollars to upgrade roads, bridges, broadband internet, water pipes and other public works systems undergirding the nation. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

WASHINGTON — Senators hoisted the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package over another hurdle late Sunday, a coalition of Democrats and Republicans pushing it closer to passage despite a few holdouts trying to derail one of President Joe Biden’s top priorities.