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Biden makes stop at Boston's Logan Airport to highlight infrastructure investments

Biden makes stop at Boston’s Logan Airport to highlight infrastructure investments

REPORTER: WE’RE HERE INSIDE TERMINAL E YOU CAN SEE HOW BUSY IT IS. THE PRESIDENT SAYS THIS TERMINAL NOW HANDLES FOUR TIMES THE AMOUNT OF PEOPLE IT WAS BUILT FOR. HE SAYS THAT LAW IS DELIVERING FOR THIS STATE. PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN TAKING THE STAGE AT LOGAN AIRPORT, WHERE THE INFRASTRUCTURE LAW IS MAKING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN UPGRADES POSSIBLE. >> IT IS MOST SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT SINCE PRESIDENT EISENHOWER’S INTERSTATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM REPORTER: MOST OF THE $62 LOGAN IS GOING TOWARD TERMINAL E WHERE INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS COME AND GO. THE PRESIDENT SAYS IT’S OUTDATED FOR THE AMOUNT OF PEOPLE IT HANDLES. HE BECAME FIRED UP OVER THE STATE OF THE COUNTRY’S AIRPORTS. >> THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA NOT ONE AIRPORT RANKS IN THE TOP 25 IN THE WORLD. WHAT IN THE HELL’S THE MATTER WITH US? REPORTER: THE PRESIDENT SAYS IMPROVEMENTS WILL MEAN MORE CAPACITY AND LESS CONGESTION, POLLUTION AND FLIGHT DELAYS. >> WE’RE FINALLY GETTING IT DONE. RETURNING INFRASTRUCTURE WEEK FROM A PUNCHLINE THAT MY PREDECESSOR INTO AN INFRASTRUCTURE DECADE ON OUR WATCH. REPORTER: SENATOR ELIZABETH WARREN TWEETING OUT A SELFIE WITH THE PRESIDENT AND SENATOR MARKEY, SAYING THE MUCH-NEEDED FUNDING WILL HELP ADDRESS THE CLIMATE CRISIS, INFRASTRUCTURE RENOVATIONS AND EXPANSIONS AND CONTINUE TO GROW THE LOCAL ECONOMY. PRESIDENT BIDEN THANKED THE DELEGATION, AND ALSO GAVE A NOD TO GOVERNOR BAKER. >> I HOPE THIS DOESN’T HURT YOUR REPUTATION GOV BUT WHEN I GOT STARTED WE ALL USED TO BE LIKE YOU AND GET ALONG AND CARE FOR EACH OTHER. WE MAY DISAGREE BUT JUST STRAIGHT UP GOT TO RETURN TO THAT KIND OF POLITICS REPORTER: THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE’S GRATEFUL FOR THOSE WHO SUPPORTED THE LAW. OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS, MASSACHUSETTS SET TO SEE ABOUT ABOUT $9.5 BILLION OVER FIVE

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Biden makes stop at Boston’s Logan Airport to highlight infrastructure investments

Most of the $62 million in federal funding for Boston Logan International Airport is going toward Terminal E, where international passengers come and go.

Most of the $62 million in federal funding for Boston Logan International Airport is going toward Terminal E, where international passengers come and go.

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