LIFT America Act Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats

The Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s America Act, or LIFT America Act, was introduced by Democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. In addition to provisions to modernize the nation’s infrastructure, combat climate change, and invest in public health, the $312 billion infrastructure package includes $10 billion in funding for Community Health Center capital project grants as part of a $30 billion investment in health infrastructure and $80 billion for the deployment of secure and resilient high-speed broadband to expand access nationwide. The Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on the legislation on March 22, 2021.