Signs were few Tuesday that legislators are ready to raise the gas tax, or embrace some other new pot of federal dollars to pay for a big plan.
Pelosi seeks up to $2T infrastructure deal with Trump
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will seek a deal with President Trump to pass legislation that includes at least $1 trillion, but up to $2 trillion, for the nation’s infrastructure projects.
The Latest: Public land development to pay for parks upkeep
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposal (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The Trump administration’s infrastructure plan includes $18 billion to create a public lands infrastructure fund for the Interior Department. Most of the money would come from revenue genera…
Trump Infrastructure Plan Would Pay For A Fraction Of Investment
The proposal says $1.5 trillion in spending is needed but allocates $200 billion over 10 years, with most of the rest of the funding burden shifted onto states and local governments.
The math in Trump’s infrastructure plan is off by 98 percent, UPenn economists say
The president is overselling the financial impact of his proposed $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan by about $1.3 trillion, they say.
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Puts Burden on State and Private Money
The president’s $200 billion plan recasts the federal government as a minority stakeholder in the nation’s new infrastructure projects.
Trump infrastructure push rolls back environmental rules
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday rolled back rules regarding environmental...
Nonprofit group sues Trump over infrastructure council
A new lawsuit claims that Trump’s infrastructure council has been operating in secrecy and that its co-chairs have potential conflicts of interests.
The Secret Life of Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan
Laden with friends and business contacts, the president’s advisory council has been convening illegally, according to a new lawsuit.
Report: Trump may struggle to privatize public assets for $1T infrastructure plan
Trump wants to sell off public assets to pay for his infrastructure plan, but there may not be enough assets available to reach his $1 trillion goal.
The private money that’s after Trump’s public infrastructure projects
Some of the same Australians seeking new U.S. infrastructure deals already have had their hands in a privatization project that was once a bane of former Indiana Gov. and current Vice President Mik…
World Offers Cautionary Tale for Trump’s Infrastructure Plan
President Trump has called for private money to fund his $1 trillion plan, but similar moves in other countries have faced cost and quality problems.
Saudi Arabia to Invest $20 Billion in Infrastructure, Mostly in U.S.
The investment company Blackstone says the Saudi sovereign wealth fund has committed the money to a fund that could spend more than $100 billion on infrastructure.
To speed infrastructure, Trump proposes a permit process that already exists
President Trump promised Friday that
Trump’s budget cuts infrastructure $ which means privatization & privatization means tolls for roads & bridges; more $ to Wall St financiers
Senate GOP Blocks Obama’s $60 Billion Infrastructure Plan
Republicans in the Senate Thursday dealt President Obama the third in a string of defeats on his stimulus-style jobs agenda, blocking a $60 billion measure for building and repairing infrastructure like roads and rail lines.