Shuster Says Infrastructure Bill May See ‘Lame-Duck Strategy’

Engineering News Record reports that as questions persist about funding for a major infrastructure bill and the congressional schedule remains tight, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) says action on a measure to increase investment in highways and other public-works programs may have to wait until a possible lame-duck session.

President Trump on Feb. 12 unveiled a detailed outline of what he said is a $1.5-trillion, 10-year proposal, of which only $200 billion would be direct federal funding. To help bolster at least the surface-transportation sector, Trump and others have broached the idea of hiking the federal gasoline tax. But tax increases are anathema to many Republicans, though not Shuster. Read more> 

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