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February 7, 2019

Infrastructure bill faces many potholes on the road ahead

  • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce already made a pitch for a “modest increase” in the federal gas tax, but Congress has been reluctant to go that route.
  • By KEVIN FREKING
    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump pronounced himself eager to work with Congress on a plan to rebuild America's crumbling roads and bridges, but offered no specifics during his State of the Union speech on what kind of deal he would back.

    The question now is whether lawmakers and the president are finally ready to move beyond complaining about the nation's infrastructure problem and actually do something about it.


     
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