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Biden signs long-awaited $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

November 16, 2021

Once signed, the $550 billion in new spending will be the largest new investment the federal government has made on infrastructure in decades.

The infrastructure package includes “a 38% increase in road and bridge funding, and an infusion of highly-trained, younger talent into our workforce,” American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said in a statement after the House passed the bill.

Still, the legislation represents a compromise. As the ATA put it on Sept. 12: “It is not a perfect piece of legislation — no bill is.”

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