POLITICO Dispatch

All aboard the $2 trillion infrastructure train!

Episode Summary

Expanded rail systems. Funding for crumbling roads and bridges. A new fleet of electric vehicles.. There’s a lot in Biden’s new infrastructure proposal. There’s also a big price tag. POLITICO’s Sam Mintz and Dispatch’s Jeremy Siegel hop aboard the ‘$2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Express’ for a quick tour of Biden’s goals — and look at whether they have any chance of making it through Congress. Plus, Democrats are poised to reintroduce legislation that aims to reshape college sports. And a group of unions are demanding the Biden administration forgive student loans for public service workers.

Episode Notes

Expanded rail systems. Funding for crumbling roads and bridges. A new fleet of electric vehicles.. There’s a lot in Biden’s new infrastructure proposal. There’s also a big price tag. POLITICO’s Sam Mintz and Dispatch’s Jeremy Siegel hop aboard the ‘$2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Express’ for a quick tour of Biden’s goals — and look at whether they have any chance of making it through Congress. Plus, Democrats are poised to reintroduce legislation that aims to reshape college sports. And a group of unions are demanding the Biden administration forgive student loans for public service workers.

Sam Mintz is a transportation reporter for POLITICO.
Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch.
Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.
Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio.

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