tag | American Jobs Plan
April 15, 2021 | 8:15 AM
"If we were to look at the traditional definition of infrastructure, which includes construction jobs and production occupations and some installation and repair, those tend to be traditionally male," said Nicole Smith, Chief Economist at Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce.
April 8, 2021 | 7:43 AM
In remarks Wednesday pushing for his sweeping $2.3 trillion plan, Biden said he wants to meet with Republicans on it and hopes to negotiate in "good faith" — a political tenet that hasn't been practiced much in Washington, D.C., in recent years.
April 7, 2021 | 7:32 AM
Planners of the interstate highway system, which began to take shape after the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956, routed some highways directly, and sometimes purposefully, through Black and brown communities.
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Updated: March 31, 2021 | 5:36 pm
The proposal would overhaul roads, transit, utilities, Internet access and more in the name of creating jobs. It’s also intended to combat climate change, racial inequality and competition from China.