The Senate’s high-tech funding bill will create high-tech jobs for people in heartland America, not just in immigration-inflated Silicon Valley and other coastal sites, according to Sen. Todd Young (R-IN), the leading Republican behind the bill.
“This bill will establish regional technology hubs across our country, which will become centers for the research, development, entrepreneurship, and manufacturing of new key technologies,” Young said in a Wednesday speech shortly before the bill was approved.
This is incredibly important at a time when too many Americans in the heartland feel left out, in too many areas overlooked, when only a handful of cities account for nearly 90 percent of job growth in these advanced sectors.
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The bill passed after Young and other GOP