WSPY News: Kinzinger Among 13 Republicans Who Voted for $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill
Congressman Adam Kinzinger was among 13 House republicans who voted to pass a massive $1.2 Trillion infrastructure bill late Friday night.
The bill already passed the Senate with 19 republican votes and now heads to President Biden’s desk for his approval. All other republicans in the House of Representatives and six of the most progressive democrats voted against the measure.The bill will provide $110 billion to repair highways, bridges and roads. $39 billion will be for public transit, including purchasing zero-emission and low-emission buses for cities. The bill also allocates $66 billion for Amtrack railways, $65 billion to expand broadband access for rural and low-income communities, $65 billion to modernize the nation’s electric grid, $25 billion for airports, $55 billion for water and wastewater infrastructure, and $7.5 billion to establish a nationwide network of electric vehicle charging stations.
The original article can be found on the WSPY News website here.