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Concrete execs urge solution on infrastructure ahead of Wednesday meeting

Concrete execs urge solution on infrastructure ahead of Wednesday meeting

The Hill
BY ALEX GANGITANO
05/21/19 06:51 PM EDT 

An alliance of the nation's top concrete executives is urging the White House and Congress to find a solution on infrastructure.

“We don’t have any time to waste. We urge the President and Congress to give voters a vision. Give voters a plan. And most importantly, give House and Senate members the help they need to support a plan. The time has come to get this job done,” the North American Concrete Alliance said in a statement on Tuesday.

The statement comes a day before Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and President Trump plan to meet for a second time to discuss infrastructure solutions. The first meeting took place in April, when leaders agreed to pursue a $2 trillion infrastructure package.

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