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They’re cautioning the White House against pushing “a social agenda” under the public works law.

Sixteen Republican governors pushed back at the Biden administration over its plans for how to dole out money coming from a new federal infrastructure law.

“We ask that your administration not burden states or private sector partners with needless and unnecessary red tape,” the Republican governors wrote in a letter sent to Biden on Wednesday.

“Excessive consideration of equity, union memberships or climate as lenses to view suitable projects would be counterproductive. Your administration should not attempt to push a social agenda through hard infrastructure investments and instead should consider economically sound principles that align with state priorities,” the Republican governors added.

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