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By Bryan Slone
NE Chamber president 

Nebraska needs good infrastructure and bipartisan solutions


November 4, 2021

et's talk needs versus wants, particularly as it relates to two packages under consideration in Congress – the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package and a $1.75 trillion budget reconciliation bill. Infrastructure is a need. A big social spending and climate bill is a president's want.

Our communities, state and nation are still recovering from economic and personal hits we took during the pandemic and, in Nebraska, historic floods just prior. Now, we face record deficit spending, spiking inflation, a workforce crisis and supply shortages.

We need good roads. We need broadband fo...

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