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Trump's Lack of Action on Public Works Sparks New Ad Campaign

Trump's Lack of Action on Public Works Sparks New Ad Campaign

President Donald Trump hasn’t delivered on his promises to rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure. So to remind him, companies that make equipment for construction and other industries are going
Trump to Promote Public Works Plan as Lawmakers Seek Funding

Trump to Promote Public Works Plan as Lawmakers Seek Funding

The White House says Donald Trump will campaign to pass legislation this year to upgrade roads, bridges and other public works, as members of Congress from both parties say it will only happen with
Ryan Says Congress to Break Up Trump’s Infrastructure Proposals

Ryan Says Congress to Break Up Trump’s Infrastructure Proposals

House Republicans will break President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan into multiple pieces of legislation as a way to make progress this year, House Speaker Paul Ryan said.
Chao Says All Options on Table to Fund Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Chao Says All Options on Table to Fund Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

President Donald Trump’s administration will consider "all revenue sources" to finance his plan to upgrade U.S. roads, bridges and other infrastructure, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said
Trump Infrastructure Plan to Stimulate Local Investment, Chao Says

Trump Infrastructure Plan to Stimulate Local Investment, Chao Says

President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan is designed to change the way roads and bridges are built and maintained across the U.S. by providing "seed money" to stimulate additional investment,
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Need Lame-Duck Session, Lawmaker Says

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Need Lame-Duck Session, Lawmaker Says

The leader of the House infrastructure panel said Wednesday it will be difficult to enact President Donald Trump’s plan to upgrade U.S. public works this year, and lawmakers may have to take it up in
Trump’s Public Works Plan May Not Advance This Year, John Cornyn Says

Trump’s Public Works Plan May Not Advance This Year, John Cornyn Says

The Senate’s No. 2 Republican cast doubt on whether Congress will be able to enact President Donald Trump’s plan to upgrade U.S. public works this year, raising questions about whether a top
Trump’s Gas-Tax Hike Goes Nowhere in Congress

Trump’s Gas-Tax Hike Goes Nowhere in Congress

The first gas-tax increase in 25 years appears to be going nowhere fast on Capitol Hill.
Trump Surprises Lawmakers With Support For Gasoline Tax Hike

Trump Surprises Lawmakers With Support For Gasoline Tax Hike

President Donald Trump surprised a group of lawmakers Wednesday by saying he would support a 25-cent-per-gallon increase in federal gasoline and diesel taxes to help pay for upgrading American roads,
GOP Rep. Shuster Says Trump Is Open to Any Revenue Source on Transport

GOP Rep. Shuster Says Trump Is Open to Any Revenue Source on Transport

Republican Congressman Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, discusses the gas tax and funding for President Trump's infrastructure proposal
Democrats Assail Funding Shuffle in Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Democrats Assail Funding Shuffle in Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

President Donald Trump’s plan to upgrade U.S. public works is drawing sharp opposition from Democrats who are key to getting it enacted, putting the administration on the defensive as it seeks to
Trump to Again Seek to Spin Off U.S. Air-Traffic Control, Official Says

Trump to Again Seek to Spin Off U.S. Air-Traffic Control, Official Says

President Donald Trump’s proposed 2019 budget being released Monday will include his plan to spin off U.S. air-traffic control to non-profit management, a White House official said.
Key Republican Pushes Higher Gas Tax for Infrastructure

Key Republican Pushes Higher Gas Tax for Infrastructure

The Republican lawmaker central to passing an infrastructure bill said the key may be getting his GOP colleagues to set aside years of opposition and embrace raising the tax on gasoline.
Chamber Pushes Ideas to ‘Jump-Start’ Infrastructure Initiative

Chamber Pushes Ideas to ‘Jump-Start’ Infrastructure Initiative

The federal gas tax should be increased to help modernize U.S. roads, bridges and other public works, and Congress must expand funding and financing options for projects, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Mississippi's Harper Is Fifth GOP Committee Chairman to Retire

Mississippi's Harper Is Fifth GOP Committee Chairman to Retire

Representative Gregg Harper, a Mississippi Republican who is chairman of the Committee on House Administration, said Thursday he’ll retire this year, making him the fifth GOP House committee chairman
House Transportation Chairman Shuster to Retire After 2018

House Transportation Chairman Shuster to Retire After 2018

Republican Representative Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Tuesday he will retire from the Pennsylvania congressional seat he and his father before
Deadly Rail Crash Revives Questions About Amtrak’s Safety Record

Deadly Rail Crash Revives Questions About Amtrak’s Safety Record

The derailment in Washington State was the railroad’s third fatal accident in as many years.