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'We can't delay': Biden proposes $2 trillion infrastructure, jobs plan

By District Energy posted 04-01-2021 11:27


USA Today


President Joe Biden unveiled a $2 trillion plan Wednesday to rebuild the nation's aging infrastructure, support electric vehicles and clean energy and boost access to caregivers and their pay in a massive undertaking that would be the centerpiece of his economic agenda.

Biden billed the sweeping jobs proposal, dubbed the American Jobs Plan, as a domestic investment not seen in the USA since the construction of the interstate highways in the 1950s and the space race a decade later.

The plan seeks to reshape an American economy struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic, while positioning the United States to fight climate change and out-compete China in manufacturing. It would pump billions into rebuilding roads, bridges and rail with a dual goal of creating millions of "good-paying union jobs."

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