In the six months since Joe Biden took office, we’ve seen the word ‘infrastructure’ in headlines more times than we did in the four years of Donald Trump’s presidency.

This speaks to the fact that Biden’s administration is prioritizing important matters. The importance of infrastructure as an area of policy that needs immediate attention is undeniable, particularly as 2021 saw the American Society of Civil Engineers award America a C- for infrastructure.

Biden recognized the severity of this, proposing a $2.3 trillion infrastructure recovery plan as the second major legislative initiative of his presidency. Republicans were quick to block it…

Samuel O'Brient

Economic policy analyst for U.S. RESIST NEWS and founder of political and economic commentary blog My Side of the Aisle. Contact me at

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