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Klobuchar to sponsor jobs bill proposal focusing on infrastructure

WASHINGTON — The “Rebuild America Jobs Act” would invest $60 billion in projects ranging from fixing roads and bridges to high-speed rail to airport facilities.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar
Sen. Amy Klobuchar
  •  $27 billion to rebuild roads and bridges;
  •  $9 billion to repair transit systems;
  •  $5 billion for projects selected through a competitive grant program;
  •  $4 billion for construction of the high-speed rail network;
  •  $2 billion to improve airport facilities;
  •  $1 billion for a “NextGen” air traffic control system;
  •  $10 billion to launch the infrastructure bank, which would pool public and private money for future infrastructure projects.
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