Vice President Kamala Harris visits North Carolina to promote American Jobs Plan

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WTVD) -- Vice President Kamala Harris visited North Carolina on Monday.

She was in Greensboro and High Point promoting President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan.

That plan is the administration's push to invest in infrastructure and refocus the American economy on industries expected to thrive in the coming years.

She began speaking at Guilford Technical College before 12 p.m. and then toured Thomas Built Buses, a manufacturer of school buses, with Gov. Roy Cooper. Thomas Built Buses was founded in 1972 and has recently shifted to emphasizing buses that operate on alternate fuel sources.

Both of those stops fit in with greater goals of the administration's wider definitions of infrastructure -- including roads and bridges, public transit, utilities, broadband internet, health care and housing.

"We are going to take a giant leap into the future. That is what the American Jobs Plan is all about. It's a once-in-a-lifetime, once-in-a-generation investment in America's infrastructure, in America's future. It is what the American people deserve," Harris said.

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Vice President Kamala Harris made her first return trip to North Carolina since taking office.

Harris said it would be the largest jobs investment the United States has made since World War 2.
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