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Nov 8, 2021
Unpacking the $1 trillion infrastructure bill
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Over the weekend, Congress passed the trillion-dollar, bipartisan infrastructure bill. There’s a lot of money in it to tackle a lot of issues: roads and bridges, electric vehicles and charging stations, broadband access and much more. In today’s episode, we dig into some of those investments, their impacts and timelines. Plus: Workers who were fired for refusing vaccination face different unemployment benefits policies in different states; retailers are rethinking the value of delayed and costly imports; and corporations want to plant trees to offset their carbon emissions … but there might not be enough global real estate.

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