Trump infrastructure plan relies on states for bulk of $1.5 trillion


WASHINGTON – The long-awaited infrastructure plan President Donald Trump is unveiling Monday will rely on states and local governments to come up with the majority of the funds for road, bridge and water projects in their regions.
The plan, outlined by administration officials over the weekend, calls for the federal government to invest $200 billion over the coming decade to leverage as much as $1.5 trillion in state and private infrastructure spending.
For Texas, that could create a challenge for officials in Houston and Austin to raise new dollars to capture additional funds for... read more

 
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Source: Chron
 


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