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This week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a…

OPINION  Our recently vaccinated family hit the highways and waterways in a major way this Past month. Thanks to public investment we have highways and interstates that cross the entire country; I can zip off to visit family in Wyoming or Michigan relatively easily. I can make my way down the Mississippi River facilitated by an important lock and dam system that also allows commerce to flow. American investment in infrastructure is often taken for granted, but having lived and traveled in lesser-developed nations with poor roads, airports and sometimes completely dysfunctional food systems, I can say we have it good.

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LA CROSSE, Wis. – President Joe Biden made a stop June 29 in La Crosse to promote his infrastructure plan, pitching to communities big and small that the new bill will work for them. He made the case that the American Jobs Plan will directly benefit rural and working-class America, emphasizing the bipartisan agreement reached is a testament that it will help Americans from all walks of life.

These days, when every national proposal is over a trillion bucks, I have to ask a question. Would we get more bang for our buck by filling po…