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Philadelphia’s shipyards once boomed. Why do they struggle for funding now? | Opinion

I’ve always loved the movie Field of Dreams. In one scene, Kevin Costner’s character, after taking significant risks and doing everything he was asked to do, poses a question: “What’s in it for me?”

Given the situation, that’s not a selfish question. That’s a legitimate attempt to obtain clarity. Today, the people in the Philadelphia area — including Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District in Delaware County, where I am running for Congress — should be asking the same thing when it comes to the federal infrastructure bill.

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