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Daniel C. Vock

Senior Reporter, Route Fifty

Daniel C. Vock
Dan Vock is a senior reporter at Route Fifty, where he focuses on transportation and infrastructure. He has covered state and local government for two decades, first as an Illinois statehouse reporter and later as a national reporter based in Washington, D.C. Dan has written stories about every state in the country, and has reported on the ground from half of them (so far). He won a Jesse H. Neal award for best profile and earned a fellowship from the Columbia Journalism School’s Ira A. Lipman Center for Journalism and Civil and Human Rights.

How the Biden administration is trying to speed up funding for big infrastructure projects

States and localities will be able to apply for three major infrastructure grant programs totaling $2.9 billion through a simplified process using one application.