Today the Senate passed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by a vote of 69 to 30. While this bill is smaller in scope than the original $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan, it includes $550 billion in new funding for our nations roads, bridges, ports, and other infrastructure. The Senate and House must reconcile their differences before it can become law therefore it’s final fate is still weeks away.
Should the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act pass, California is expected to receive billions of dollars in formula funding alone. For this reason we must continue to educate our lawmakers of our infrastructure needs and emphasize the importance of its final passage.
The White House released a fact sheet outlining what California can expect to see should the bill pass. Below are some highlights.