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Funding, Climate Issues Imperil Infrastructure Bill Before Debate Begins

January 10, 2019
Long-standing debates over funding for new infrastructure legislation and Democratic demands that any bill include climate change policies may be imperiling the prospects that any deal can be enacted in 2019, even as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders say infrastructure is one of their top priorities. New legislation would likely focus on highways and other surface transportation projects, though a deal could also include water- or energy-related projects and rural broadband. Infrastructure has been touted as one possible area...

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