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Dem senator: I'm 'optimistic' we can pass an infrastructure bill

Dem senator: I'm 'optimistic' we can pass an infrastructure bill

The Hill
BY MALLORY SHELBOURNE
01/17/18 05:35 PM EST  

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) said he is optimistic that lawmakers can pass an infrastructure package, as the Trump administration’s impending plan nears getting pushed into February.

“So I’m optimistic about most things, including being able to pass infrastructure legislation, with a big piece of that being transportation infrastructure,” Carper told Politico’s Money podcast.

Carper, the ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said “there’s a good track record” for the panel, suggesting it bodes well for an agreement to fix America’s trains, bridges and roads.

“We have a good record, in the Environment and Public Works Committee though, of Democrats and Republicans working together,” he said... FULL ARTICLE

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