Biden scheduled to tout infrastructure plan in Rosemount

Joe Biden
President Joe Biden speaks before signing the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill into law during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Nov. 15, 2021.
Susan Walsh | AP file

Updated: Nov. 28, 7:50 p.m.

President Joe Biden is slated to visit a Twin Cities suburb this week to tout his $1 trillion infrastructure plan.

The White House announced Friday that Biden will visit Rosemount on Tuesday — his first visit to Minnesota since taking office earlier this year.

On Sunday, the White House said Biden will be stopping at Dakota County Technical College “which has programs to train the next generation of workers to build, operate, and maintain infrastructure supported by” the bill Biden signed into law earlier this month.

Details on the exact time of Biden’s visit and any other potential stops have not been released.

The president has been making multiple stops around the country to highlight the infrastructure package.

According to the White House, there’s $4.5 billion coming to the state for highways, $302 million for bridge replacement and repairs and $818 million for public transportation. There’s at least $100 million for broadband internet expansion in communities around the state. And there’s $68 million for electric vehicle charging stations. There’s also money for water treatment facilities and improvements at airports.

Biden won Minnesota by about 7 percentage points in the 2020 presidential election.

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