Private shipyards seek inclusion in Biden infrastructure bill as Congress increases focus on public shipyard improvements

By Aidan Quigley / April 20, 2021 at 11:19 AM
Private shipyards are seeking inclusion in the Biden administration's infrastructure bill, as the administration moves forward with its second major legislative priority. Matt Paxton, the president of the Shipbuilders Council of America, told Inside Defense that private shipyards and the wider maritime industry should be included in the administration's American Jobs Plan. "If we're really serious about an infrastructure bill, one way to really get a bang for your buck is to invest in shipyards, because we just have...

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