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More Groups Advocating For Highway Bill, Infrastructure Push Congress

More Groups Advocating For Highway Bill, Infrastructure Push Congress

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Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 24, 2019 3:00 PM, EDT

A coalition of nearly 40 prominent infrastructure stakeholders has urged the powerful Republican leader of the U.S. Senate to set up consideration for a comprehensive highway bill this year.

In their letter to Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), the coalition emphasized that an inability to pass a new bill is likely to pave the way for the approval of short-term policy extensions, a scenario they want to avoid.

“History has demonstrated that delaying action on such measures until their deadline leads to two outcomes: short-term extensions; and disruption of state highway improvement plans,” the groups wrote to McConnell on Oct. 17... FULL ARTICLE

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