Joe Biden

Government, Business

On Infrastructure, Trump Touts Regulatory Streamlining, Biden Eyes Clean Energy

Donald Trump and Joe Biden President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, with Chris Wallace moderating, at the first debate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland on Sept. 29, 2020. (Kevin Dietsch/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden offer differing views for improving the nation's infrastructure.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 23, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel

Biden Emphasizes Infrastructure Resilience, Electrification in Debate

Biden Trump (left) and Biden debate in Cleveland on Sept. 29. (Kevin Dietsch/UPI/Bloomberg News)

Under his administration the highways of tomorrow would consist of thousands of charging stations for fleets of electric vehicles, former Vice President Joe Biden insisted during his first debate with incumbent President Donald Trump.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 30, 2020
Government

Infrastructure Investments Possible Under Biden, Sen. Chuck Schumer Says

Chuck Schumer Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks during the virtual Democratic National Convention on Aug. 18, 2020. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate argued investments in infrastructure networks would be achievable in Congress under a Joe Biden administration and Democratic majority.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 19, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Biden Touts Union Jobs in $2 Trillion Plan to Build Clean Energy

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the campaign event in Wilmington, Del., on July 14. Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the campaign event in Wilmington, Del., on July 14. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press)

Joe Biden unveiled plans July 14 to spend $2 trillion galvanizing a clean energy economy, with ambitions to spur millions of union jobs building the wind turbines, sustainable homes and electric vehicles needed to rapidly throttle U.S. greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change.

July 14, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Biden Promises to Bolster US Medical Equipment Supply Chain

Biden departs after speaking at Alexis Dupont High School in Delaware on June 30. Biden departs after speaking at Alexis Dupont High School in Delaware on June 30. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press)

Joe Biden is promising to shift production of medical equipment and other key pandemic-fighting products “back to U.S. soil,” creating jobs and bolstering a domestic supply chain he says has been exposed as inadequate and vulnerable by the coronavirus outbreak.

Will Weissert | Associated Press
July 7, 2020
Government, Business

How Do the Candidates’ Infrastructure Plans Compare?

Candidate Infrastructure Tracker

Many of the candidates running for president in 2020 have offered visions for improving the nation's infrastructure. Our Candidate Infrastructure Tracker offers a comparison of their plans.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 11, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel

Industry Stakeholders React Positively to Biden's Infrastructure Plan

Presidential candidate Joe Biden Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's infrastructure plan would include spending $50 billion on repairing roads, highways and bridges in the first year of his presidency. (John Locher/Associated Press)

Industry stakeholders say 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden's $1.3 trillion investment plan in the nation’s infrastructure network is a good step.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 19, 2019
Government

Biden Calls for Infrastructure Funding, Says Administration Open to Ideas

Pete Marovich/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden said the Obama administration is “wide open” to funding mechanisms as long as infrastructure projects are sufficiently upgraded now.

David Elfin and Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporters
October 12, 2015
Business

South Carolina Container Volume Passes 1 Million Mark

South Carolina Ports Authority

Container volume in South Carolina increased to 1.07 million 20-foot equivalent units fiscal year to date.

February 19, 2015