Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, will cease in Raleigh on Friday to promote the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan.
Emhoff plans to be a part of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg at occasions the place they’ll push for Congress to go the $2 trillion American Jobs Plan.
The plan consists of tasks involving roads, bridges, rail, water, take care of the aged and broadband web, The News & Observer beforehand reported. After President Joe Biden introduced the plan, Amtrak additionally put out a rail enlargement plan that features direct service between Raleigh and Richmond, Virginia, the N&O reported.
Details haven’t been launched about Friday’s occasions.
Harris visited Greensboro and High Point last week to promote the plan, talking at a neighborhood school and touring a producer of electrical faculty buses, the N&O reported. She additionally sat on the Woolworth’s lunch counter that’s now the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in recognition of the 1960 sit-ins.
Friday marks Buttigieg’s first visit to North Carolina as Transportation Secretary. He previously visited North Carolina when he was campaigning as a Democratic candidate for president.