|After President Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law into law, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison kicked off a virtual press tour across several swing states to highlight how the president and Democrats across the country are delivering for the American people with the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. From Pennsylvania to Wisconsin, Chair Harrison spoke about the importance of these investments and how they are going to deliver real, tangible results for Americans across the country.
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Spectrum News 1: DNC chairman touts impact of infrastructure deal for Wisconsin
Touting the $1 trillion dollar infrastructure package signed into law by President Joe Biden earlier this month, Democrats in Wisconsin and across the country continue to promote the boost to jobs, roads and bridges which they promise is coming.
“This is a big deal, it’s a really big deal and particularly for the people of Wisconsin,” Democratic National Committee Chairman Jaime Harrison told Spectrum News 1. “In this legislation, $5.2 billion will go toward rebuilding roads and bridges in Wisconsin, almost $1 billion for clean drinking water, $592 million for public transit and one aspect of this bill which I believe is really, really important — the money for broadband…”
WTOC also speaking with Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison from South Carolina about the plans that would send millions to fix roads in need of repair in Georgia and South Carolina. Focusing in on Georgia, Harrison says the state will get nearly 9 million dollars to repair its roads and bridges, something he says both big cities and small will benefit from.
“That’s going to be extremely, extremely helpful for a lot of communities to have the infrastructure to make it easier to get to work and back and make it less dangerous. You know, I’ve driven the roads of both Georgia and South Carolina and I know that in some places there are potholes bigger than I am […] People have to get front-end alignments and flat tires and all that because the infrastructure is so poor.”
“You will start to see, and the people in Pennsylvania will start to see, immediate impact for many of the dollars that are coming through this infrastructure bill,” said Jaime Harrison, Chair of the Democratic National Committee.