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Congress’ ‘Problem Solvers’ Tackle Infrastructure Policy

Congress’ ‘Problem Solvers’ Tackle Infrastructure Policy

Transport Topics
Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 6, 2019 2:00 PM, EDT

Although President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats hit the pause button on infrastructure policy discussions earlier this year, a bipartisan group of policymakers opted to press ahead with a plan of action of its own.

In a recent broad policy proposal by the self-described Problem Solvers Caucus on Capitol Hill, the group aims to equip the leadership from both parties with a roadmap for advancing a comprehensive infrastructure measure.

Acknowledging analysts’ conclusions that the country’s infrastructure repair needs exceed well beyond the trillion-dollar mark, and the funding methodology for surface transportation nationally is unsustainable, the caucus outlined various funding reforms... FULL ARTICLE

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