A deal has been reached between a bipartisan group of senators and President Biden for a five-year $978 billion package to fix roads and bridges and to invest in transit systems and broadband. The president has put a high priority on infrastructure investment and the bipartisan deal is an important step forward.
The package closely aligns with the “Building Bridges” proposal put forward by the Problem Solvers Caucus in Congress. Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-5th), who co-chairs the caucus, discusses the infrastructure deal.
“This is great for infrastructure in Jersey, great for our economy and jobs and would really help move our community forward,” said Gottheimer.”I am very optimistic.”