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Jul 29

Federal Infrastructure Update

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on July 29, 2021 at 5:18 PM by Legislative Staff

The Senate announced they have reached an agreement on a 5-year, $1 trillion traditional infrastructure package. The act, titled the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes funding for roads, rails, bridges, ports, broadband, clean water, clean energy, cyber security, and electric vehicle infrastructure. It is expected that 2 million jobs will be created per year with passage of this legislation.

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Apr 12

American Jobs Plan

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on April 12, 2021 at 2:37 PM by Legislative Staff

The White House released specifics of the $2 trillion American Jobs Plan legislative proposal that focuses on roads and bridges; public transportation; resilient infrastructure; drinking water; housing; broadband; caregiving; manufacturing; home energy; clean energy jobs; and veterans’ healthcare. A state-by-state Fact Sheet was released today and shows the current state of New Jersey’s infrastructure.

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