Special Briefing on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: Clean Water, Better Broadband, Resilience, and Equity
The Volcker Alliance and Penn Institute for Urban Research invite you to attend a Special Briefing on the $1 trillion infrastructure bill under consideration. Our expert panel will focus on America’s needs for investment in clean water and wider access to broadband Internet service in states, cities, and counties.
Panelists include Mayor Ras J. Baraka of Newark, New Jersey; Kathryn de Wit, Project Director, Broadband Access Initiative, The Pew Charitable Trusts; Thomas Hazlett, Macaulay Endowed Chair in Economics at Clemson University; and Howard Neukrug, Executive Director, The Water Center at Penn.
Moderated by William Glasgall, Volcker Alliance Senior Vice President and Director of State and Local Initiatives, and Susan Wachter, Co-Director of Penn IUR, this briefing is the twenty-third in a series of sixty-minute online conversations featuring experts from the Volcker Alliance’s national research network and Penn IUR, along with other leading academics, economists, and federal, state, and local leaders.
Special Briefings are made possible by funding from The Century Foundation, the Volcker Alliance, and members of the Penn IUR Advisory Board.
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