White House touts clean energy, transit, rail projects in sprawling infrastructure bill

Funds from existing programs would come faster than from programs created by the bill, energy and transportation officials say

By: and - November 9, 2021 4:17 pm
Passengers prepare to board an Amtrak train.

In this file photo, passengers prepare to board Amtrak’s California Zephyr at the Denver Union rail station during its 2,438-mile trip to Emeryville/San Francisco from Chicago that takes roughly 52 hours in Denver. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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