Democratic Governors Continue to Lead the Charge on Advocating for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan
As Congress prepares to vote on the landmark bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Democratic governors across the country are driving support for the bill and laying out how its policies would help working families and small businesses in their states.
Here’s just some of what Democratic governors are saying about the historic bipartisan infrastructure plan in the last week:
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards in a statement: “…The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will yield a positive outcome for Louisiana and our nation as a whole. The progress of the act so far in its journey through the U.S. Congress is a brilliant example of how we can come together as one and provide bipartisan solutions to any problems we face.”
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly in an Op-Ed for Gannett Kansas: “The events of the past year demonstrate clearly what we already knew: Affordable, reliable, fast broadband is not a luxury — it’s a necessity for nearly every aspect of our lives…”
“We’re already doing this in Kansas, but to be a truly connected state, we need Congress to act immediately on a bipartisan infrastructure bill containing vital broadband investments.”
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on CNN Newsroom: “This bill is desperately needed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky and all of America…This bill will create hundreds of thousands of jobs…It will invest our dollars at a time we want to stimulate our economy in ways that pay off for decades to come…”
“Infrastructure is not red or blue; it’s just the safety of the roads and the bridges that we drive our kids on and that ultimately, our economy runs through…”