Vice President Biden is in Jefferson City at this hour, unveiling the Obama administration’s plans for a new national electricity distribution grid. Biden says the administration will be distributing "Smart Grid Technology Development Grants" totaling 3.3-billion dollars to development smart grid technology. Another 615-million dollars will be spent for smart grid storage, monitoring, and technology viability–the phrases used by the White House. Biden says the strategy will develop the system to take advantage of all forms of renewable resources in all parts of the country. Earlier today, Biden was at Whiteman Air Force Base where he met with members of the military and their families to thank them for their service and commitment.