The $1 billion-plus bill is the largest investment in the country’s physical infrastructure in decades and will cut costs for businesses and consumers, make our economy more competitive—and with the second part of the Build Back Better plan—create an average of 1.5 million good new jobs per year.
Under the formulas contained in the bill, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will bring $17.8 billion in new spending to Pennsylvania or more than $1,400 for each resident of the state.
KRC and PBPC bridge the fragments of the progressive community — labor, faith-based organizations, advocates for and providers of human services, women’s groups, organizations of people of color, environmentalists, and others — seeking to create a unified vision and agenda around which all can rally.
That means we do research and analysis on a number of different issues. Here you can learn about the many issues we focus on, including: