We’re still waiting on President Trump’s infrastructure plan, but the Capitol building is home to one new government project.
The Architect of the Capitol worked with a local nonprofit to build a little ramp for ducks to get over the big concrete edges of the reflecting pool and into the water. It’s pretty cute.
Duckling update: Ramp in Use! pic.twitter.com/34E6oJOkCF
— U.S. Capitol (@uscapitol) May 16, 2017
But at least one congressman wasn’t a fan.
If it looks like a duck and walks like a duck, it must be government waste. pic.twitter.com/JKgabZ47O5
— Rep. Mark Walker (@RepMarkWalker) May 15, 2017
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.