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White House releases plan to grow US’s EV charging network to 500,000 stations

Originally posted by Fred Lambert on electrek.co. The White House released today its plan on spending the $7.5 billion on electric vehicle infrastructure with the goal to grow the US’s national EV charging network to 500,000 charging stations. While a lot of the focus right now is on the Build Back […]

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The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Will Deliver for Kentucky

U.S. Department of TransportationOffice of Public Affairs1200 New Jersey Avenue, SEWashington, DC 20590www.transportation.gov/newsroom President Biden and Vice President Harris’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is the largest long- term investment in our infrastructure and competitiveness in nearly a century. The need for action in Kentucky is clear, and recently released state-level data […]

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Kentucky has allocated half of its federal stimulus money. Where will the rest go?

This article was originally posted by Daniel Desrochers on the Herald-Leader. When Kentucky lawmakers learned they would be receiving more than $2.4 billion in federal stimulus money, imaginations started running. It was the legislative budgeting equivalent of winning the lottery — an unexpected windfall and they didn’t even have to […]

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White House Proposes 8-Year, $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

This article was original posted by Lauren Schapker on the Washington Newsline What’s happening: President Joe Biden today is proposing $387 billion for transportation infrastructure improvements during an event in Pittsburgh. The American Jobs Plan (AJP) is billed as a way to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure systems while generating employment […]

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‘Totally overwhelming.’ KY’s sole progressive in DC on big plans, newfound power and pot

This article was originally posted by Linda Blackford on the Herald-Leader. As the only Democrat in Kentucky’s Congressional delegation — and a progressive one at that — U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth of Louisville has spent a lot of time shouting into the wind. Guns, climate change, minimum wage, over the […]

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Kentuckians for Better Transportation Announces New Executive Director

Kentuckians for Better Transportation (KBT) welcomed a new Executive Director to lead the organization starting December 1. Jennifer Kirchner, a former executive director for the Danville-Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau, brings extensive experience building partnerships within a community and region. At the Bureau, Kirchner was responsible for leading the […]

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Leaders Say Riverport Upgrades Could Mean Economic Growth for Paducah, Mccracken County

PADUCAH – Two grants, one riverport, and endless possibilities: The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority is currently upgrading the riverport in Paducah. City leaders say it could put Paducah on the map as a landing site for a major employer, which could mean more jobs. Crews are working on reinforcing concrete at […]

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