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MIDDAY POSTER: How Biden Blocked Vital Infrastructure Fixes

Sep 1, 2021 Julia Rock
The president and his party have quietly limited funding for environmental and racial justice programs.
MIDDAY POSTER: How Biden Blocked Vital Infrastructure Fixes
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President Joe Biden has pledged to address environmental and racial justice issues in marginalized communities by backing programs to reconnect minority communities split apart by highway projects and to replace large amounts of lead pipes, among other initiatives. But over the summer, Biden quietly agreed to slash funding for such efforts, and Democrats accepted the move without complaint.

Find out about that development and much more in today’s Midday Poster below, exclusively for subscribers.

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