Biden signs $1.2 trillion US infrastructure bill into law

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President Joe Biden signed into law the biggest US infrastructure revamp in more than half a century at a rare bipartisan celebration Monday at the White House.

The $1.2 trillion package will fix bridges and roads, change out unhealthy lead water pipes, build an electric vehicle charging network, and expand broadband internet -- the most significant government investment of the kind since creation of the national highways network in the 1950s.

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“We’ve heard countless speeches... but today we’re finally getting this done,” Biden told hundreds of invitees, including opposition Republicans, on the White House South Lawn.

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