Infrastructure isn’t about the price tag. It’s about what the money gets us. : Ms. Covert is an independent journalist who focuses on the economy, with an emphasis on policies that affect workers and families. After coalescing to push through pandemic relief on party-line votes at the beginning of President Biden’s term, they’re now trying to guide two different infrastructure packages through Congress. One smaller bill is the product of bipartisan Senate negotiations and would address mostly so-called hard infrastructure, like bridges and rail.