Our country’s infrastructure is in dire need of repair. Most agree that we must modernize roads, rebuild bridges, fix highways, upgrade airports and transit systems, protect our drinking water and repower our energy future.
For too long, we have put off addressing the state of our critical infrastructure. Our $20 trillion economy is limping along on a network of critical infrastructure that is overstretched, underfunded and deteriorating. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), our country’s infrastructure system is underfunded to the tune of $2.6 trillion.
President Joe Biden recently unveiled a sweeping new jobs bill. What he is proposing isn’t just a quick fix. It is an investment in union jobs, our economy and our collective futures.
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