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Van Hollen Comments on Benefits of $1T Infrastructure Bill

August 11th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The Senate passed a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure package with broad bipartisan support Tuesday, advancing a central piece of President Biden’s economic agenda that would amount to one of the most substantial federal investments in roads, bridges and rail in decades. The 69-30 vote tally was the result of a sizable number of lawmakers showing they were willing to set aside partisan pressures, eager to send billions to their states for rebuilding roads, broadband internet, water pipes and the public works systems that underpin much of American life. Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, said his home state will benefit tremendously in the area of roads and bridges…