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Colin Byrd: America Needs an Infrastructure Bill, But This One Needs a Massive Makeover, Not a Rubber Stamp

August 6, 2021

There are a lot of good things in the U.S. Senate infrastructure bill that was released earlier this week. The $1 trillion bill would address needs that our nation has faced for years, helping to repair, rebuild, and even reimagine our nation’s crumbling infrastructure by providing funding for things like roads, bridges, pipes, ports, highways, rail, broadband, and climate. And I am especially grateful that it would provide $150 million a year to the Washington Metro transit system for the next decade. But the bill falls short in several ways, and several things about this bill should be fixed before it is passed by Congress.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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