… President Joe Biden rolled out his sweeping $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs plan. The money will not only repair aging roads, bridges and school buildings, but also invest in broadband, clean water and the electric grid. There’s $20 billion in the plan to address racial disparities exacerbated when communities like Rondo were torn apart by past infrastructure projects.
The article outlines a number of varied projects that could benefit from the funding, including broadband…
Sen. Amy Klobuchar emphasized the $100 billion in the bill dedicated to broadband infrastructure, as well as job training opportunities as the economy recovers from the pandemic.
“We’re not going to have a shortage of sports marketing degrees; we’re going to have a shortage of electricians and plumbers and construction workers,” Klobuchar said. “So contained in this bill is training and retraining workers for the jobs that will be created, and I think that should not be lost.”