A Report From ASU Says The $3.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Could Mean More Than $115B For Arizona

Published: Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:49pm
Updated: Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:54pm
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Members of Congress continue to go back and forth on passing legislation that would put hundreds of billions of dollars toward infrastructure projects.

After a lot of negotiating and some reduction in just how much it would cost, that proposal received bipartisan support.

An even larger step that would add $3.5 trillion in spending over 10 years through budget reconciliation has run into delays, because no Republicans support it and it has reportedly led to Democratic intraparty squabbling.

But a new report by ASU’s Seidman Institute shows that, if that $3.5 trillion is implemented, Arizona’s economy would be helped significantly.

ASU Economist Dennis Hoffman led the study, and The Show spoke with him to learn some of its key takeaways.

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