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Democrats Want Update, and Trump’s Ear, on Infrastructure Plan

Democrats Want Update, and Trump’s Ear, on Infrastructure Plan

Bloomberg BNA
October 2, 2017
By Shaun Courtney

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee needs an update on the White House’s $1 trillion infrastructure funding proposal, committee Democrats wrote to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.

Chao had initially said the plan would be available by third quarter. She then said it would be ready by late fall before delaying it to after tax overhaul efforts. Congress first began tax overhaul discussions the week of Sept. 25.

“Senate Democrats have put forward our own ‘Blueprint to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure,’ which would invest $1 trillion in our nation’s infrastructure, creating over 15 million American jobs,” the group wrote. “We stand ready to work with our Republican colleagues on a significant infrastructure effort such as the one we have proposed.” FULL ARTICLE

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