Blog Posts > Congress Inches Closer to Infrastructure Deal; Some West Virginians are Divided
August 3, 2021

Congress Inches Closer to Infrastructure Deal; Some West Virginians are Divided

WOWK13 – As roadwork continues all across the country, so too, does the work in Congress to forge a deal on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. It would add even more bridge, road and highway projects to the mix. Watch the full segment.

“We find ourselves with the great work of the bipartisan group, at a great place, of a point at which we can discuss these,” said Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, (R-WV).

The bill would also include billions to expand greatly needed broadband services in rural areas, especially in Appalachia. But to do all this, some believe there should be billions for so-called social infrastructure, which includes adult home health care, paid leave for workers and child-care.

Donate Today!
Icon with two hands to donate today.
Donate

Help Us Make West Virginia a Better Place to Live

Subscribe Today!
Icon to subscribe.
Subscribe

Follow Our Newsletter to Stay Up to Date on Our Progress

Thanks for reading our post 🙂

We have a great newsletter, join below:

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, 8 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV, 25301. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact