President Joe Biden speaks as Vice President Kamala Harris and Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Alex Wong/Getty Images.
A fact-sheet promoting the Biden administration’s new jobs plan gave Ohio a less than average score on its infrastructure.
The profile of Ohio said the state has “suffered from a systemic lack of investment” in areas such as roads and bridges, public transportation, drinking water, housing, broadband, child care and manufacturing.
The infrastructure report found 16% of public transportation vehicles are “past useful life” in Ohio, the drinking water infrastructure needs $13.4 billion in additional funding, and a lack of available and affordable housing means 681,000 Ohio renters spend more than 30% of their income on rent.
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