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Conservatives lay out wish list for Trump infrastructure plan

Conservatives lay out wish list for Trump infrastructure plan


The Hill
By Melanie Zanona
05/11/17 06:00 AM EDT

A coalition of conservative groups have laid out a wish list for what they want in President Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure package — and it could spell trouble for the key White House policy effort.

In a letter sent to the administration and key members of Congress on Thursday, the organizations fired their opening salvo in the upcoming debate, urging policy makers to prioritize “fiscal responsibility” as they work on Trump’s yet-to-be unveiled infrastructure proposal.

The wish list is divided into six priorities: reform the environmental review process, repeal labor regulations, focus on “core” infrastructure projects, empower the states, fully pay for projects and reform spending instead of creating new funding streams... FULL ARTICLE

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