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Trump suggests 90-day deadline for states to start infrastructure projects: report

Trump suggests 90-day deadline for states to start infrastructure projects: report

The Hill
BY MAX GREENWOOD - 03/08/17 06:40 PM EST     

President Trump is eyeing a plan that would require states to begin infrastructure projects within 90 days of receiving federal funding, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Trump's plan would be aimed at pressuring states to streamline their local permitting process, emphasize renovation of roads and highways over the construction of new ones and prioritize projects that are ready to quickly begin construction, according to the report.

“We’re not going to give the money to states unless they can prove that they can be ready, willing and able to start the project,” Trump said during a private meeting with aides and business executives, according to the newspaper... FULL ARTICLE

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