An hour from the nation's capital, a different infrastructure debate

May 7, 2021
In a rural community within 40 miles of Washington, dozens of families live without potable running water.
Torinda Dyson and her family received a portable toilet and a hand-washing station from LifeStyles of Maryland.
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Next on Democrats' agenda, a "holistic" infrastructure bill

Mar 15, 2021
Green energy, internet connectivity and new school buildings are likely to be on the agenda for the White House and Democrats.
Climate change and green solutions, like wind and solar power, will be a likely focus of the Biden administration's infrastructure plan. Above, a worker installs solar panels.
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How to rebuild a more resilient economy during COVID-19 recovery

Apr 29, 2020
The U.S. can avoid economic pitfalls during its next crisis by shoring up infrastructure.
"We've done this before. We've built whole infrastructures to deal with fire risks in American cities that used to burn to the ground on a regular basis."
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President Trump to outline infrastructure plan

Feb 12, 2018
Budget deal … done. Tax plan … done. Now to infrastructure reform. President Donald Trump is set to release his plan for how to update the nation’s roads, bridges and water systems today. If this all sounds familiar, it’s because the White House has been promising the plan was coming “soon” since Trump came to office.  […]

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