Trump Fiscal 2020 Budget Request Prioritizes Infrastructure Grants

Transport Topics » The Trump White House has learned to stop worrying and love infrastructure grants, to borrow from Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove. It took a name change and a couple of years for the administration to embrace Obama-era grants designed to assist states with advancing infrastructure projects of regional significance. The fiscal 2020 budget request unveiled March 11 calls for dedicating $1 billion for BUILD grants, formerly known as TIGER grants.

2019-04-18T11:20:29+00:00March 11th, 2019|Federal Programs, Roads, Trump & Infrastructure, U.S. News|

Governors bullish on infrastructure after Trump talks

The Hill » The nation’s governors are increasingly hopeful that a sweeping infrastructure package is possible this year after White House talks that even some of President Trump’s harshest critics called surprisingly productive. Governors who met this weekend in Washington almost universally said they were disappointed in the lack of action by a divided Congress. But they are optimistic that Congress will act to send them billions of dollars to repair roads and bridges in a matter of months.

2019-04-18T14:04:34+00:00February 25th, 2019|Trump & Infrastructure, U.S. News|

Trump on Elusive Infrastructure Legislation: ‘I Want to Sign. I Am Totally Ready.’

Route Fifty — President Trump urged governors on Monday to press congressional lawmakers for a significant infrastructure bill, legislation that has proven to be elusive despite the president identifying it as one of his priorities throughout his time in office.

2019-04-18T13:58:06+00:00February 25th, 2019|Trump & Infrastructure, U.S. News|
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