Kansas City Mayor Q Hypes Prez Biden Infrastructure Bill

The story of the night is EPIC/historic spending that might or might not help "build back better" or whatever slogan makes you happy.

The local connection by way of Mayor Q's happy tweet . . .

"The President’s signing of the bipartisan infrastructure bill means increased investment in our bridges, our roads, our water infrastructure, our union workforce, and our city. 

I’m excited for this investment in a safer, cleaner, and brighter future for our city and country."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .

Mayor Lucas outlines priorities once infrastructure money comes to Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas was in attendance when President Joe Biden signed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package into law at the White House on Monday. The package will invest in everything from roads and bridges to greater internet access and also create 1.5 million jobs a year for the next decade, the Biden administration said.

Biden to sign $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill into law, unlocking funds for transportation, broadband, utilities

Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters President Joe Biden will sign the more than $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill into law on Monday, checking off the first piece of his party's sprawling economic agenda. The package will put $550 billion in new funds into transportation, broadband and utilities.

White House announcer appears to skip Harris at infrastructure signing after disastrous CNN report

The White House's announcer at President Biden's signing ceremony of the bipartisan infrastructure bill appeared to skip Vice President Harris' turn to speak following a disastrous CNN report on her. Harris appeared to be passed over at the White House signing ceremony, with the event announcer introducing union political activist Heather Kurtenbach as the vice president stood at the podium.

GOP House members who voted for infrastructure not paying a political price -- at least not yet

After 87 days of negotiations, the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill was passed in the House Nov. 5 with the help of 13 Republicans -- a decision that swiftly set conservative GOP members on the attack against their colleagues.

Biden finally gets the 'big effing deal' signing ceremony of his own

The signing of the bill comes at a precarious time for Biden, coinciding with a sputtering of his approval rating that has created a mortal threat to his party's hold on its slim majorities in Washington. It's led toquestions about whether the president will get a moment like Monday again.

Top Senate GOP negotiator credits Trump for advancing infrastructure, who repeatedly sunk it and threatened to primary Republicans who backed it

At Biden's bill signing, a top Senate Republican credited Trump for advancing infrastructure during his administration. But Trump repeatedly failed to get "infrastructure week" off the ground, once rejected a $2 trillion deal, and is now bashing GOPers who backed it like Mitch McConnell.

Kansas City leaders attend $1 trillion infrastructure bill signing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City leaders attended the White House as President Joe Biden signed a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill into law Monday. Across the nation, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will repair roads and bridges, improve transportation option, build a network of electric vehicle charging stations, provide access to high speed internet, deliver clean drinking water, improve airports and more.

Kansas, Missouri will see about $14 billion in new projects from infrastructure bill

The signing of the infrastructure bill Monday will mean almost $14 billion in new projects for Kansas and Missouri.It breaks down to about $4 billion in Kansas and $9 billion worth of work for Missouri.Kansas U.S. Rep.

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