After Elections, Infrastructure Talk Stirs Again

Blurred highway

After Democrats’ House wins, Pelosi pledges “transformational” infrastructure bill in 2019.

December 4, 2018
Tom Ichniowski - Engineering News-Record

In the wake of Democrats’ House takeover and Republicans widening their Senate majority in the midterm elections, talk has quickly revived about taking on infrastructure legislation in the new Congress. Construction industry officials welcome the pro-infrastructure rhetoric from congressional leaders and President Trump. But it remains to be seen whether the words will spark a bill that can make it through a divided 116th Congress. Funding the package remains the high hurdle.

Mr. Ichniowski may be contacted at ichniowskit@enr.com



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