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Hillary Clinton To Unveil $275 billion Infrastructure Plan To Create Jobs

Photo Credit: Spark1498 - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Photo Credit: Spark1498 – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to make job creation the focus of her campaign over the next month, beginning with a $275 billion infrastructure spending plan that will be released this week.

Clinton’s plan to increase the federal government’s spending on infrastructure by $275 billion over the next five years will be fully paid for by changing how businesses are taxed, a campaign aide said, without providing any details.

Of the total amount, $25 billion will be earmarked for an infrastructure bank. Clinton’s campaign estimates her proposals could also encourage private investment that, along with government spending, would inject a total of $500 billion into rebuilding crumbling roads, bridges, buildings, and other structures.

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