“The Need For Action Is Clear”
This week, the White House released state-by-state infrastructure report cards to help outline the need for President Biden’s American Jobs Plan to meet crucial needs and build the new American economy. Due to a “systemic lack of investment” for decades, Georgia’s infrastructure has suffered, with the state earning only a C+ grade for infrastructure.
The American Jobs Plan would “take aim at road and bridge repairs to cut down on Georgia commute times that have increased nearly 11% over the past decade,” “improve broadband connections in roughly 40% of Georgia where there is little or no internet access,” increase housing supply and contribute to the 12.5 billion needed to fix local drinking water systems.
Read more from across the state:
11Alive: White House: Here’s a breakdown of Georgia’s infrastructure report card
Newnan Times-Herald: Georgia traffic, internet needs highlighted in Biden infrastructure plan
WSAV: Biden administration: Georgia bridges and roads need repair, bill promises funding
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