Inside the Biden Infrastructure Plan

A look at how the multitrillion-dollar package is a blueprint for sweeping social and economic change.,

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Inside the Biden Infrastructure Plan

A look at how the multitrillion-dollar package is a blueprint for sweeping social and economic change.

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President Biden is pushing the boundaries of how most Americans think of infrastructure.

In a speech on Wednesday, he laid out his vision for revitalizing the nation’s infrastructure in broad, sweeping terms: evoking racial equality, climate change and support for the middle class.

His multitrillion-dollar plan aims not only to repair roads and bridges, but also to bolster the nation’s competitiveness in things like 5G, semiconductors and human infrastructure.

Today, we take a detailed look at what his plans entail and the congressional path he will have to navigate to get it passed.


Jim Tankersley, a White House correspondent for The New York Times.

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