Clinton will unveil $275 billion infrastructure plan to create jobs

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in front of an audience member holding a sign in BostonBy Amanda Becker BOSTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to make job creation the focus of her campaign over the next month, beginning with a $275 billion infrastructure spending plan that will be released this week. Clinton’s plan to increase the federal government’s spending on infrastructure by $275 billion over the next five years will be fully paid for by changing how businesses are taxed, a campaign aide said, without providing any details. Of the total amount, $25 billion will be earmarked for an infrastructure bank.

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