The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, passed by the Senate on Aug. 10, 2021, and the House of Representatives on [date], would make historic investments in evidence-based policy solutions to some of the nation’s most pressing policy challenges. The bill now heads to President Joe Biden for signature.
Key provisions of the act would address the devastating impacts of floods and other natural disasters; provide for greater broadband access, with an emphasis on underserved areas; and support sweeping protections for wildlife and public lands, including national parks. These measures will highlight the important role that research and data must play in helping shape America’s future.
The resources collected on this page capture The Pew Charitable Trusts’ analysis of several key provisions of the legislation:
Resources for federal, state, and local decision-makers
Data-driven state policy innovations across America