Tester celebrates passage of infrastructure bill
Last updated 8/11/2021 at 3:21pm
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester D-Mont., celebrated at a press conference Tuesday the passage of a massive infrastructure bill in the Senate which gained the support of a significant amount of Republicans.
Tester, who was one of five Democrats and five Republicans who primarily negotiated the initial version of the $1.2 trillion bill, said it's the largest non-emergency investment in the U.S. infrastructure in history addressing both traditional infrastructure like roads and bridges as well as newer forms of public goods like high-speed internet access.
He said it also creates jobs for countless Ame...