… The proposal outlines a $2.25 trillion investment over eight years to repair our roads, bridges, and dams; modernize public transit and airports; expand broadband access; ensure safe drinking water in all communities; upgrade housing, businesses, schools, hospitals, and other buildings; and build resilience to climate change…

 

 

USDA and National Farmers Union welcome the American Jobs Plan

 

The Cattle Site

02 April 2021

 

The National Farmers Union says it is "encouraged" by the newly-announced American Jobs Plan, saying that it provides much-needed investment in rural infrastructure.

 

President Joe Biden recently unveiled the American Jobs Plan, a blueprint to “create millions of good jobs, rebuild our country’s infrastructure, and position the United States to out-compete China.”

 

The proposal outlines a $2.25 trillion investment over eight years to repair our roads, bridges, and dams; modernize public transit and airports; expand broadband access; ensure safe drinking water in all communities; upgrade housing, businesses, schools, hospitals, and other buildings; and build resilience to climate change. To offset the cost, the plan would also amend the corporate tax code.

 

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said ...

 

In a statement, NFU President Rob Larew expressed encouragement about the plan ...

 

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