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Biden's team says progress on big public works projects may hinge on the outcome of the 2024 vote

Nov. 09, 2023 15:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has started 40,000 construction projects since the passage of major infrastructure legislation two years ago and is seeking to make the case that continued progress could depend on keeping Joe Biden in the White House after 2024. Biden...

Many families to get a break on winter heating costs but uncertainties persist

Oct. 24, 2023 18:10 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — With millions of families behind on utility payments and more people seeking heating aid, many could soon see a welcome reprieve: The cost of heating a home with natural gas this winter is projected to decrease, the federal government said. Heating with...

Biden announces $3.5B for projects nationwide to strengthen electric grid, bolster resilience

Oct. 18, 2023 21:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Wednesday announced $3.5 billion for 58 projects across the country to strengthen electric grid resilience as extreme weather events such as the deadly Maui and California wildfires continue to strain the nation’s aging transmission systems. ...