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Loose Change: Industry, labor tries to boost pressure on infrastructure

May 14, 2019
Top industry leaders are seeking to boost pressure on policymakers to enact major legislation upgrading transportation and other types of infrastructure, and one top House Democrat is putting the pressure on the White House to endorse a funding mechanism to pay for new projects. The comments, from House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), came during a May 13 kickoff event for the seventh-annual Infrastructure Week hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, AFL-CIO, National Association of Manufacturers and other groups...

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