infrastructure-funding

COMMENTARY

Is your state ready to handle the influx of federal funds for expanding broadband? | Opinion

BY: - December 5, 2021

Digital equity means ensuring that every community has adequate access to the technologies and skills needed to fully participate in society.

Infrastructure law is ‘blue-collar blueprint to rebuild America’ Biden says in Minnesota

BY: - December 1, 2021

'We’re going to rebuild this economy from the bottom up,' Biden said in his first visit to the North Star State.

Happy Trails Pa. looks to big boost from infrastructure bill to build, connect rail trails

BY: - November 30, 2021

'We need to finish big pieces that cost a lot of money. That’s why the infrastructure bill could not have come at a better time,' said Elaine Paul Schaefer, executive director of the Schuylkill River Greenway.

Rural leaders fear they’ll miss out on infrastructure money | Analysis

BY: - November 28, 2021

The local leaders we have in rural communities are just trying to do their best,” he said. “They’re just making sure that the roads have gravel on them

In first in-person town hall, Pa.’s Dean touts infrastructure law, Biden’s domestic agenda

BY: - November 23, 2021

'These ... bills remind us of the effective governing that is being done,' the Montgomery County lawmaker said

Jobs and transit: Officials explain how infrastructure law will benefit African Americans

BY: - November 20, 2021

Officials stressed the law will create millions of jobs that do not require a two- or four-year degree.

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick, former House Republicans defend GOP votes on $1.2T infrastructure bill

BY: - November 17, 2021

In a letter, the ex-lawmakers condemned violence and other threats against GOP 'yes' votes on the sprawling package.

What the $1.2T infrastructure bill could mean for Amtrak expansion in Pa.

BY: - November 16, 2021

The Keystone State could see 15 new train round trips under Amtrak’s 2035 Vision Plan.

‘America is moving again’: Biden signs $1.2T infrastructure bill, bringing billions to Pa.

BY: , , and - November 15, 2021

The bill, which channels billions of dollars in funding to the Keystone State, 'will undoubtedly move Pennsylvania forward,' Gov. Tom Wolf said.

COMMENTARY

With Biden signing infrastructure bill, Pa. Dems go on offense to sell it | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 15, 2021

President Joe Biden is set to sign the $1.2 trillion bill into law today. Democrats aren't wasting any time touting its home state benefits.

COMMENTARY

Congress must raise taxes on the wealthy to pay for Build Back Better | Opinion

BY: - November 14, 2021

From small towns and downtowns, more of us are also reckoning with our nation’s deep racial injustices and disparities, and seeking ways to right those wrongs.

‘A generational investment’: Pa’s Congressional Dems tout infrastructure bill’s benefits back home

BY: - November 10, 2021

'We have had infrastructure week after infrastructure week. And I am proud to say that we have delivered,' U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8th District, said.