Stories tagged: "Build Back Better Agenda"


In this Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 photo, a person walks past the Girard Point Bridge in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
House Votes to Halt PennDOT Plan to Toll Bridges for Repairs

Adding tolls would free up money from the new federal infrastructure bill for other projects across the state. But opponents say tolls would hurt the local economy near the bridges.

FILE - Traffic on Interstate 79 crosses the Ohio River on the Neville Island Bridge as it undergoes a refurbishing near Pittsburgh, April 2, 2021. The $1 trillion infrastructure bill that President Joe Biden signed into law on Monday, Nov. 15, represents a historic achievement at a time of deeply fractured politics. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
What’s in the Infrastructure Bill for Pennsylvania? Here’s a Breakdown.

Pennsylvania will receive $17.8 billion of the $110 billion in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to improve roads, bridges, public transportation, drinking water, and much more.

Lynn Weidner with Brandon Kingsmore in Washington, D.C. (Courtesy of Lynn Weidner).
How Build Back Better Could Help These Pennsylvanians Build a Better Life

Congress is currently debating the aspects of the Build Back Better plan, which proposes expanding Medicare, lowering prescription drug costs, and funding home-based services, all of which would have a direct impact on the lives of Pennsylvanians.

President Joe Biden speaks about his infrastructure plan and his domestic agenda during a visit to the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
President Joe Biden Returns Home to Scranton to Rally Support for His Build Back Better Agenda

Biden says the Build Back Better Agenda will help middle-class working families recover from the hardships of the pandemic.