The Hill » The White House reassured Senate Republicans that President Trump still wants to rebuild U.S. roads, bridges, airports and other public works, according to lawmakers who attended a meeting with administration officials on Wednesday. But key details about the long-awaited infrastructure proposal remain up in the air.
The Bismarck Tribune » North Dakota’s Association of Counties heard arguments for increasing the state’s fuel tax to help pay for the future construction and maintenance of county roads and bridges. “It’s happened in 26 states, it can happen here,” said Russ Hanson, executive director of the Associated General Contractors of North Dakota. “We need to come together and have those discussions.”
Augusta Free News » Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the United States Department of Transportation issued its approval to provide a $1.2 billion Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan for the I-66 Outside the Beltway public-private partnership transportation project.