Kamala Harris has explained how President Joe Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure package is creating good-paying union jobs in Southern state. In fact, Kamala Harris arrived in local region. This was in for the first time since her inauguration but was in a regular campaign mode. Harris was pushing the Biden administration’s domestic agenda.
Kamala Harris – Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
“We are celebrating this day. Plus go on to do with the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.” After touring a hybrid bus dept in Charlotte, North Carolina, Harris said this “The infrastructure is about getting people moving. It is about getting America moving again.”
Close to $1 trillion will be moving too, as the law has passed with bipartisan support. It will pour cash into repairing roads, bridges, tunnels, ports, highways, sewer lines, rail tracks, runways, and plus everything in between.
“Also, people that do rely on public transportation for all types of reasons. Therefore, it would be to get groceries, get to school on time, get to work on time, and get to church on time,” the vice president added. “Also, for millions of Americans, public transportation is part of their day, every day.”
North Carolina, according to The White House, is set to receive billions of dollars for local and statewide projects. It is part of the spending plan. That is a fact sheet provided by the administration reports there are 1,460 bridges and over 3,116 miles of highway in bad condition. The commute times have increased since 2011 by 10.7% in North Carolina. It is on average, each driver will pay $500 per year in costs due to driving on roads that need repair.
Joined by Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Representative Alma Adams, D-NC, plus Harris did assure state residents. That the new infrastructure package is going to speed up the long-neglected public works projects. Also, the aim is to create good-paying union jobs in the state.
Meeting Transit Workers
At the Charlotte Area Transit System’s Bus Garage, Harris toured the public transit facility. She met with transit workers. Therefore, she said she saw how Charlotte has emphasized making public transit more accessible. It was more for people who use wheelchairs, and how the city does use the CARES act funds to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in public transportation.