DENVER (CBS4) – U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper helped negotiate an infrastructure bill touted by President Joe Biden. Hickenlooper visited a training center for carpenters in Denver on Tuesday as the president toured a transit facility in Wisconsin.

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Hickenlooper says the investment in roads, bridges, public transit and high speed internet will be historic.

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He was one of 10 senators who helped negotiate the deal.

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“This will allow President Biden to move forward with the infrastructure that’s going to allow this economy to grow not just in the next decade, but the next 30 or 40 years,” he said.

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Hickenlooper also says he’s working on making sure employers pay workers above the table and when companies compete for bids, the playing field is fair.