$1.2 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Heads to President Biden for Signing
On Saturday, November 6,2021 Congress passed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill with a final vote of 228-206. After months of remaining stalled in the House, following the passing of the legislation in the Senate in August, the bill now heads to the President’s desk for signing into law. A total of $500 billion over 5 years will be invested in America’s roads, bridges, mass transit, rail, airports, ports and waterways. Also included in the package is $65 million to be invested in improving the nation’s broadband infrastructure; tens of billions of dollars for improving the electric grid and water systems; and $7.5 billion to build a nationwide network of plug-in electric vehicles chargers.