The infrastructure bill that recently passed in the Senate highlights a disturbing and long-neglected shortage in apprenticeship investments.
If the measure is enacted, one question will be: who should install and maintain those stations to encourage more EV adoption?
Among other ways, it would upgrade the power grid and support electric cars and public transit.
The bill includes a fresh $66 billion for passenger and freight rail, the biggest investment the federal government has made in railroads since Amtrak was founded in 1971.
As it stands, the bill would fund several agencies' efforts to predict, control and plan for blazes caused by climate change.
Groups large and small are vying for a piece of the pie and seeking lobbyists' help in influencing senators.
If passed into law, it could create hundreds of thousands of jobs — and not just in construction.