Trump, Dems to spend $2 trillion on Infrastructure

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

April 30, 2019

The first tows head through the recently completed Olmsted locks on U.S. inland waters. Characterized as a civil engineering feat of equal stature to that of the famed Manhatten project, the new infrastructure is already yielding dividends for inland stakeholders and the nation's economy.  CREDIT: USACE

The first tows head through the recently completed Olmsted locks on U.S. inland waters. Characterized as a civil engineering feat of equal stature to that of the famed Manhatten project, the new infrastructure is already yielding dividends for inland stakeholders and the nation's economy. CREDIT: USACE

U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Democratic leaders on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday after a White House meeting.

Trump and Democratic leaders are slated to meet again in three weeks to discuss how the "big and bold" plan - which would need the approval of Congress - would be paid for, Schumer told reporters outside the White House.


Reporting by Roberta Rampton

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