Biden to push infrastructure plans in New Hampshire

President Joe Biden is making his 2nd trip to New Hampshire given that he signed bipartisan facilities legislation in NovemberBy CHRIS MEGERIAN Associated PressApril 19, 2022, 3:40 PM – 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleWASHINGTON– President Joe Biden will try to show that in 2015s infrastructure law is relieving the countrys supply chain ordeals when he goes to Portsmouth Harbor in New Hampshire on Tuesday.Bidens location is the states only deep water harbor, making it a vital way station for house heating oil, fiberoptic cable televisions and rock gypsum, which is utilized to produce drywall.Under the $1 trillion infrastructure law, $1.7 million will be utilized to dig up the harbors shipping channel and basin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers currently spent $18.2 million to make it easier for bigger ships to access the harbor, a project meant to reduce delays that trigger greater costs for consumers.Overall, the law includes $17 billion for updating port centers at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has actually triggered havoc on global supply chains.Bidens trip is his second to New Hampshire as president. The state was his first stop after he signed the facilities legislation in November, and he spoke in front of an old bridge thats past due for repairs.The president has actually repeatedly focused on these kinds of initiatives as his more ambitious program to improve education, social services and climate modification efforts remains stalled.With the midterm elections approaching later this year, Biden aspires to convince voters that one of his administrations top accomplishments is developing concrete progress after years of unfinished guarantees from his predecessor, President Donald Trump, who never cut a deal on infrastructure spending.

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