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“Arkansas’ infrastructure is the backbone of everyday operations in this state, and it is worth investing in to create a better quality of living”

Governor Asa Hutchinson
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“The bipartisan Building Michigan Together Plan includes some of the largest investments in our infrastructure in Michigan history. With this plan, we’re building on our work to improve our roads, water, and high-speed internet."

Governor Gretchen Whitmer
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“We have an obligation to future generations to invest in our roads and bridges and propel economic growth.”

Governor Bill Lee
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"When we invest in rural infrastructure, we strengthen our entire state. These grants will bring good jobs to our communities and boost North Carolina's economy."

Governor Roy Cooper
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“By increasing our investment in infrastructure, we’re not only investing in our roads and bridges. We’re making important investments in economic development, the safety of our family and friends, our local communities & the future of Alabama.”

Governor Kay Ivey
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“New Jerseyans stand to benefit immensely from unprecedented investments in infrastructure."

Governor Phil Murphy
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