Dec 08, 2021 12:10 PM

Kansas City to receive visit from President Biden today

Posted Dec 08, 2021 12:10 PM

KANSAS CITY— President Joe Biden will visit Kansas City today to promote his new infrastructure bill.

 He is set arrive early afternoon and visit the Kansas City area transportation authority, according to a statement from the White House. He will deliver remarks on how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law delivers for area residents by rebuilding roads and bridges, upgrading public transit, replacing water infrastructure and creating good paying jobs.

It is Biden's first visit to the Kansas City area as president. He was last in Kansas City in March 2020 while campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Biden signed the $1 trillion infrastructure bill on Nov. 15. It contains money for roads, bridges, broadband, water systems and a shift to electrical vehicles.