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All but official: no major infrastructure spending bill coming until 2021

All but official: no major infrastructure spending bill coming until 2021

There will be no major infrastructure initiative during President Donald Trump’s first four years in office. Trump, who claims to be a “master builder” of projects big and small, will never say that. But Washington lobbyists and veterans of past infrastructure battles now are saying publicly what has long been whispered privately. There are several reasons for infrastructure inertia.

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John D. Schulz · March 12, 2020

There will be no major infrastructure initiative during President Donald Trump’s first four years in office.

Trump, who claims to be a “master builder” of projects big and small, will never say that. But Washington lobbyists and veterans of past infrastructure battles now are saying publicly what has long been whispered privately. There are several reasons for infrastructure inertia:

  • a presidential election year is no time to be discussing raising the federal fuels tax;
  • the Democratic-led House is stubborn in its resistance to giving President Trump any legislative victory in 2020; and... FULL ARTICLE

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