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Other infrastructure improvements
Other infrastructure improvements
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$31 billion to modernize public buildings, making them more energy efficient.

$3.1 billion for improvements on public lands, including new roads, trails and facilities at national parks.

$6 billion for broadband Internet access in rural areas.

$400 million for flood control efforts, which include buying and preserving open land around the country.

$6 billion for communities to replace aging sewer lines.

$4.2 billion for towns to purchase and rehabilitate foreclosed, vacant homes.

$32 billion for a "smart" utility grid and renewable energy production, although in the long run this could change the way you use appliances at home and clean the air.

$10 billion for science research facilities.

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