Pres. Biden kicked off ‘Invest in America Tour’ in North Carolina
In Durham, Biden plans to visit Wolfspeed, a semiconductor manufacturer that announced a $5 billion investment in North Carolina.
DURHAM, N.C. (WBTV) - President Joe Biden spoke in Durham on Tuesday, March 28 for the start of his Invest in America Tour.
“The tour will highlight how President Biden’s Investing in America agenda – including historic investments from the Inflation Reduction Act, the CHIPS and Science Act, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and the American Rescue Plan – is unleashing a manufacturing boom, helping rebuild our infrastructure and bring back supply chains, lowering costs for hardworking families, and creating jobs that don’t require a four-year degree across the country,” according to a White House press release.
In Durham, Biden visited Wolfspeed, a semiconductor manufacturer that announced a $5 billion investment in North Carolina which is expected to create 1,800 new jobs.
Biden isn’t the only official who stopped by by North Carolina for the tour.
“Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo will travel to North Carolina to visit manufacturers producing fiber optic cable. As part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Administration is making high-speed internet available across the country, and using American-made fiber optic cable in North Carolina to get it done,” according to the release.
And finally, former NC Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Michael Regan, now Administrator of the EPA was also in the state.
“Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan will visit North Carolina to discuss how President Biden’s Investing in America agenda is making historic investments to ensure all people and all communities have access to clean water,” according to the White House.
The tour will also travel to: California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Wisconsin, and more.
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