Duluth City Council asks MN Congressional Delegation to support infrastructure

Duluth News Tribune post a column from Arik Forsman and Renee Van Nett as representatives of the Duluth City Council…

Every year, candidates for public office on both sides of the aisle run on the platform of fixing our infrastructure. From city council to Congress, politicians (including us) point out the need to better prioritize our roads, bridges, pipes, and, more recently, better broadband internet. Rebuilding our infrastructure is one of the few issues in these divisive political times around which most everyone can still rally.

With the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act nearing final votes in Washington, D.C., we have an opportunity unlike any other in recent history to support transformational funding for an issue as American as baseball, apple pie, and hot dogs.

Details on broadband…

Rounding it out, the $55 billion for clean drinking water and $65 billion to build out more broadband internet will positively impact the daily lives of Minnesotans.

Here’s their request…

As the elected leaders of the Duluth City Council, we respectfully ask the members of our Minnesota congressional delegation to support this amazing opportunity for our communities, our skilled trades, and our businesses in the state.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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