Stories tagged: "infrastructure"

Graphic by Francesca Daly, Photograph courtesy of Sally Weldon
Op-Ed: Rural Homes Like Mine Could Soon Get High-Speed Internet Thanks to Biden Administration

"If I’m checking a bank account or sending an email, my husband can’t look up a dinner recipe or read the news," Weaverville resident Sally Weldon writes in an op-ed.

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Op-Ed: Rail Becomes Reality With Biden’s Infrastructure Investments

President Biden's infrastructure law invested $58 million in the Raleigh to Richmond rail. In an op-ed a project that will benefit workers, the community, and the environment.

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden serve dinner during a visit to Fort Bragg (Now called Fort Liberty) for Thanksgiving in 2021.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Biden to Visit NC to Highlight Programs Supporting Job Training and Military Families

In a hint of a possible 2024 election strategy, President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will be in Rocky Mount and Fort Liberty on Friday to promote North Carolina infrastructure projects.  North Carolina knows how to draw out-of-state visitors, many of whom keep coming back for the food, weather and people. Over the...

Image of Alligator River Bridge courtesy of North Carolina Department of Transportation
Op-Ed: The Infrastructure Law Proves Government Still Works

Funding from the law will help replace the Alligator River Bridge between Tyrrell and Dare counties, a "life-changing project," says Nathan Everett, Chair of the Tyrrell County Board of Commissioners.

Aggie pride at NC A&T University in Greensboro. (Shutterstock)
Good News Friday: A Brand New Crayfish Species, Business Booms, and One Big Idea From a NC HBCU

Our weekly roundup of things to feel good about in North Carolina today.

Graphic by Francesca Daly
What North Carolina Has Gotten Out Of Biden’s Infrastructure Law (So Far)

In North Carolina, 158 infrastructure projects have been announced so far, and more are in the works. Here’s a look at the work that’s being done in the Tar Heel State and how it helps North Carolinians.

President Joe Biden tours semiconductor manufacturer Wolfspeed Inc., in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 28, 2023, with CEO Gregg Lowe and North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, right. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
In North Carolina, Biden Says GOP Policies Would Surrender Tech Economy to China

The president spoke at a Durham semiconductor maker about the billions of dollars in investments his administration has made in tech, climate change, and infrastructure.