October 1, 2014

Sens. introduce bill to create $50B infrastructure fund

Bipartisan legislation introduced on Friday by Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) would establish a $50 billion fund to promote job creation and enhance the nation’s ability to maintain and update its infrastructure.

The Partnership to Build America Act would create the American Infrastructure Fund to help finance priority infrastructure projects across the nation. Transportation, energy, communication, water and education infrastructure projects funded by the legislation would improve U.S. competitiveness around the world and create jobs.

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