President Biden signs infrastructure bill into law

The infrastructure bill is now law. President Biden signed the trillion dollar package in a White House ceremony, surrounded by rural leaders.

He said that work will soon begin to replace all of the remaining lead pipes in America’s schools and homes, as well as tackle other learning issues exacerbated by the pandemic.

“As we saw with remote learning, remote working during the pandemic, access to high-speed internet is essential and access to water as essential as access to water and electricity. This law is going to make high-speed internet affordable, available everywhere in America-- urban, suburban, rural, and great jobs laying down those broadband lines. No parent should have to sit in the parking lot at a fast food restaurant again just so their child can use the internet to do their homework,” the President stated.

The National Association of Wheat Growers says that the investments in rural America will help growers compete on the global stage. Farmers for Free Trade says that agriculture depends on trade and trade depends on infrastructure.


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