NEWS: Sanders Announces Vermont to Receive At Least $2.2 Billion from Infrastructure Bill

BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 6 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, Saturday issued the following statement after the House of Representatives sent the Senate-passed infrastructure bill to President Biden’s desk:

“As a member of the Environment and Public Works committee I fought hard to ensure Vermont got its fair share in the infrastructure bill. I’m proud to announce our state is expected to receive at least $2.2 billion – one of the largest infusions of federal money into Vermont in history. The federal investment will not just repair our roads and bridges, but will help clean up Vermont’s drinking water supply, increase access to affordable, reliable internet service, help transition our public transit systems away from fossil fuels and create many good paying jobs.”