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WisDems Celebrate President Biden Signing Infrastructure Deal Into Law

Nov 15, 2021

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November 15, 2021

Contact: WisDems Press (press@wisdems.org)

WisDems Celebrate President Biden Signing Infrastructure Deal Into Law

MADISON, Wis. — Today, President Biden will sign the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal, delivering on his campaign promise to build Wisconsin back better. Paired with Gov. Evers’ historic investments in Wisconsin’s digital and physical infrastructure, this deal will invest in our roads and bridges and high-speed broadband for every neighborhood in Wisconsin, eliminate lead pipes and deliver clean water to every corner of the state, and tackle the climate crisis.

“Today represents the beginning of a stronger, more resilient, and more equitable future for Wisconsin,” said Democratic Party of Wisconsin Rapid Response Director Julia Hamelburg. “For years, Wisconsin’s infrastructure was neglected under the Walker-Kleefisch administration and Donald Trump. Thanks to Governor Evers, our state has been bouncing back and making historic strides — his first budget included nearly a half-billion dollars in transportation funding, and even during the pandemic, hundreds of road improvement projects were moving forward. Coupled with Governor Evers’ efforts, and with no help from Wisconsin Republicans, the billions of dollars in federal funding coming to Wisconsin thanks to President Biden and Democrats in Congress will usher in a new era of productivity and competitiveness for our state.”

Across the state local electeds, community activists, and labor leaders have endorsed President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal:

Seehafer News: Infrastructure Plan to Boost Broadband Access for WI Families

Milwaukee Courier: Wisconsin Leaders Comment on the Passing of the Infrastructure Bill

WisBusiness: Wisconsin to get billions in federal dollars through infrastructure bill; Dems, some business groups applaud House passage of legislation

WKOW: Infrastructure bill to boost Wisconsin’s highway funding

Read more about how the deal will deliver for Wisconsin here

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