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White House releases SC fact sheet, presenting the benefits of the American Jobs Plan in the state

By April 13, 2021No Comments

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– On Monday, the White House released fact sheets for each state, highlighting the needs of each state that will be addressed under the American Jobs Plan.

The report says that South Carolina has over 3,780 miles of highway that are in poor condition, and the American Jobs Plan will dedicate over $600 billion towards improving the country’s transportation infrastructure including roads and bridges. The White House says the Americans Jobs plan will also invest over $85 million to modernize the nation’s public transit system.

According to the White House, the American Jobs Plan will address a number of needs in the country, including broadband, housing, clean drinking water, caregiving and manufacturing. The plan also recognizes the over 400,000 military veterans that live in the Palmetto State, and saying it will invest $18 billion towards improving the nation’s VA health care facilities.

Click here to see the full American Jobs Plan fact sheet for South Carolina.