President Biden is traveling the country to promote the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Inflation could derail or delay that spending.
U.S. industry doesn't produce enough of the materials, such as steel, to satisfy the need, so this may be more of an aspiration than a policy.
The idea that federally funded construction projects must pay a minimum "prevailing wage" goes back to a 1931 law.
Writer Alexandra Lange says urban architecture and a “Department of Care” could make residents’ needs and culture a priority.
What will the infrastructure bill do for 60-year-old Putty Hill Avenue Bridge — which supports 17,000 vehicles daily — and similar sites?
The bill devotes $7.5 billion to Biden's goal — having half a million charging stations nationwide within a decade.
Rural states with the most work to do on those fronts — like Alaska, Wyoming, Montana and Vermont — will receive the most funding per capita.
And how exactly does it address the biggest challenges facing this economy?
There are shorter- and longer-term projects in Biden's $1 trillion plan. State and local governments will influence how it’s spent.
The infrastructure bill that recently passed in the Senate highlights a disturbing and long-neglected shortage in apprenticeship investments.