infrastructure-spending

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Poll: Most Pa. voters don’t believe American democracy is working for all | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 2, 2021

Most Pennsylvanians remain committed to democratic principles. But they think the republic is on shaky ground.

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Transitional? Biden is on his way to being the most transformational president in decades | John L. Micek

BY: - April 1, 2021

With the plan Biden unveiled Wednesday, we're being presented with that very opportunity, to hearken to our higher angels, and to aspire the way our parents and grandparents did.

Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

BY: - April 1, 2021

Among Biden’s core campaign promises last year was to address both the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic and climate change.

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Ex-Gov. Rendell on Biden’s infrastructure plan: ‘Doing nothing is not an option’ | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 1, 2021

Pennsylvania's ex-Deal-Maker-In-Chief sees a way to get to yes with Republicans on Joe Biden's $2T infrastructure plan.

‘A once in a generation investment’: In Pgh., Biden unveils $2T infrastructure package; creating millions of jobs

BY: - March 31, 2021

Biden pledged to deliver a robust and ambitious program: "People will look back in 50 years and say this is the moment where America won the future," he said.

In Pgh return, Biden to unveil $2T plan to rebuild infrastructure, create jobs, move to clean energy

BY: - March 31, 2021

Biden will make the announcement in Pittsburgh on Wednesday afternoon, where he launched his 2020 presidential campaign.

With Biden bound for Pittsburgh, W.Pa Dems want to put the focus on the Mon Valley

BY: - March 29, 2021

The lawmakers want Biden and Congress to invest in the Monongahela River Valley to help kick start the region's economy.

Pa’s Fitzpatrick votes with Dems to pass massive infrastructure bill; GOP calls it ‘nonsense’

BY: and - July 1, 2020

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House cleared a massive $1.5 trillion package Wednesday that backers said would not only shore up the nation’s crumbling infrastructure but also create jobs at a time of widespread unemployment, protect the planet from a warming climate and narrow long-standing racial disparities. The bill takes “bold, broad and transformational action to rebuild […]

COMMENTARY

Report: Pa. has the 5th worst roads in the entire country | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 24, 2019

Pa's bad roads cost every Pennsylvania driver $610 each. That's the 9th-highest in the nation, according to a new report.

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Study: Pa. ranks 35th nationwide for condition, cost-effectiveness of its highways | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - August 22, 2019

The state's best rankings are for its rural fatality rate, overall fatality rate and urban fatality rate. So there's that.

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With D.C. in park, how Pa., states are driving the infrastructure debate on their own | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 29, 2019

New National Governors Association Chairman Larry Hogan is making a nationwide push this year. Pa. is having a debate of its own.

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Gov. Wolf floats a new infrastructure funding plan | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - May 25, 2019

Once more, with feeling.