Infrastructure bill will help Valley store water, fix roads

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The $1 trillion federal infrastructure package is being touted as a victory for the country’s roads, water storage, internet capabilities and public works systems, but how will it benefit Turlock?

The legislation was approved by the U.S. Senate on Aug. 10 following a 69-30 vote, with 19 Republicans joining all 50 Democrats in supporting the plan.

“This bipartisan bill has the investments we need to fix our roads and bridges, finally build new water storage projects, and get our firefighters the tools and technology to keep all of us safe,” Rep. Josh Harder (D-Turlock) said. “It’s supported by Republicans and Democrats alike so I’m working to get it signed into law as fast as I can.”

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