BREAKING NEWS: House Passes Historic Infrastructure Bill

Source: National League of Cities

NLC Applauds House for Passing Historic Infrastructure Bill to Rebuild with Cities

Late last night the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which includes $550 billion in new federal investments in America’s infrastructure. The bill passed the Senate in August and now heads to President Biden for signature. Read NLC’s statement on this historic achievement.

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