Along with money for bridges and highways, the proposal calls for higher wages for home health aides.
The modernization plan could expand port capacity and create jobs along the supply chain.
The president says he'd like to increase spending to about 2% of the country's GDP — closer to what it was in the 1960s.
Today, the White House outlined a $1.5 trillion plan to deal with our nation’s infrastructure problems — everything from waterways to highways to commercial space infrastructure. But the federal government plans to provide just $200 billion of that $1.5 trillion. Where would the rest come from? Mostly from state and local governments, who already feel burdened […]
The massive infrastructure plan’s path through a polarized Congress isn’t clear.
Budget deal … done. Tax plan … done. Now to infrastructure reform. President Donald Trump is set to release his plan for how to update the nation’s roads, bridges and water systems today. If this all sounds familiar, it’s because the White House has been promising the plan was coming “soon” since Trump came to office. […]
President Donald Trump is expected to talk about his infrastructure plan in tonight’s State of the Union speech. The president has lots of big ideas. But it’s not clear how they would be paid for. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.