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President Signs Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Into Law; New Funds to Become Available
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On Monday, President Biden signed the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. The measure will deliver $550 billion in new federal spending over 5-years and will direct $650 billion in already appropriated dollars into new and existing funding programs for project development that includes:

  • Modernizing electric utility grids;
  • Building and repairing roads, bridges, and major infrastructure projects;
  • Developing critical minerals;
  • Upgrading railways;
  • Deploying climate resiliency and environmental remediation projects;
  • Upgrading and expanding broadband;
  • Updating water systems, including lead pipe removal;
  • Expanding electric public transportation and charging station infrastructure;
  • Establishing transportation projects in rural areas; and
  • Revitalizing airports, ports, and waterways.

The full text of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act can be found here.

Lewis Roca’s Regulatory and Government Group attorney James Voyles and policy advisor Steve Moortel have been tracking the infrastructure package closely and are happy to answer questions you have about the bill and help you pursue funding under it. James can be reached at jvoyles@lewisroca.com; Steve can be reached at smoortel@lewisroca.com.

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  • James  Voyles *
    Of Counsel

    * Not currently admitted in Arizona.

    James Voyles is of counsel in the firm's Regulatory and Government Practice Group. James is an experienced lawyer and advisor with significant regulatory, litigation, compliance, legislative, and transactional experience. He provides advice to ...

  • Steven T. Moortel
    Principal

    Steve is a principal practicing in the firm’s Government Relations Practice Group. Before joining Lewis Roca, Steve had 10 years’ experience working in various positions within the Arizona State Legislature including serving as a policy advisor to the leadership teams of three ...

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