Joe Biden Taps Ex-New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to Steer $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Spend

Joe Biden Taps Ex-New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to Steer $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Spend


The White House announced late Sunday night Mitch Landrieu, a former New Orleans mayor, has been tapped by President Joe Biden to oversee his $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan. The bill authorizing the historic spend is expected to be signed Monday.

A Biden administration statement outlined Landrieu, 61, will act as senior advisor to the president under the title of infrastructure coordinator of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Landrieu will be tasked with coordinating investments that will create millions of jobs while overhauling the nation’s infrastructure from roads and bridges to airports and ports.

“Landrieu will oversee the most significant and comprehensive investments in American infrastructure in generations,” the White House said, as reported by UPI.

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