House Proposes 5 year, $494 Billion Dollar Infrastructure and Transportation Bill.

Ian Machen

June 8, 2020

“The Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act is a 5-year, $494 billion investment to get our existing infrastructure working again and fund new, transformative projects that will create millions of jobs and support American manufacturing and ingenuity while reducing carbon pollution, dramatically improving safety, and spurring economic activity. It’s investing in infrastructure that is smarter, safer, and made to last.”

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

On Monday, June 8th, the Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee proposed the INVEST in America Act. The bill would be for 5 years and inject $494 Billion into infrastructure and transit.

The bill’s short term goal is to inject capital into cities hurt by COVID-19 while long term plans are to combat climate change and reduce overall carbon emissions.

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