CLIMATE CHANGE/INFRASTRUCTURE: “Tens and tens of thousands of bridges are in disrepair, some on the verge of collapse, presenting a clear and present danger to people’s lives. We’re the world’s richest nation, but we rank 10th, we ranked 10th in overall quality of our infrastructure, according to the World Economic Forum. But there’s so much […]

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BIDEN PEOPLE/CLIMATE CHANGE/INFRASTRUCTURE/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/NOMINATIONS/TRANSPORTATION: “Mayor @PeteButtigieg is a leader, patriot, and problem-solver. He speaks to the best of who we are as a nation. I am nominating him for Secretary of Transportation because he’s equipped to take on the challenges at the intersection of jobs, infrastructure, equity, and climate.“ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, December 15, 2020 […]

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BIDEN PEOPLE/CIVIL RIGHTS/CLIMATE CHANGE/ECONOMY/INFRASTRUCTURE/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/TREASURY: “There has never been anyone more qualified to be Treasury Secretary than Janet Yellen. Period. I trust her knowledge and look forward to working with her to build our economy back better. RT @JanetYellen Our mission is to restore economic prosperity and financial stability. We’ll do that by pursuing an […]

Read More… from 12/8/2020


2020 ELECTION/2A/CONGRESS/ECONOMY/ENDORSEMENT/INFRASTRUCTURE/NEW YORK/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “.@CheleFarley will be an incredible Congresswoman for the Great State of New York! An engineer and businesswoman, she is Strong on the Economy, Infrastructure, Law & Order, and your Second Amendment. Chele has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #NY18“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 31, 2020 5:08 am […]

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2020 ELECTION/2A/BORDER/CONGRESS/ECONOMY/ENDORSEMENT/INFRASTRUCTURE/JOBS/MICHIGAN/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/VETS: “Lisa McClain (@LisaForCongress) will be an incredible Congresswoman for Michigan! She is Strong on the Economy & Jobs, Border Security, Infrastructure, our Military & Vets, and the Second Amendment. Lisa has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #MI10“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 31, 2020 5:07 am […]

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CHINA/EDUCATION/FEMA/INFRASTRUCTURE/OBAMA/PHARMA/PUERTO RICO: “Today, I announced two of the LARGEST grants in history to Puerto Rico to rebuild its electrical grid system and education system. My Administration will be awarding $13 BILLION through FEMA – the largest obligations of funding ever awarded… …Obama killed the pharmaceutical manufacturing business in Puerto Rico. We are bringing it back […]

Read More… from 9/18/2020


INFRASTRUCTURE/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/OIL: “We’re going to build a network of 500,000 charging stations across America, providing prevailing wage jobs for the IBW and other craftsmen all across the country. And by offering rebates and incentives to swap older fuel efficient vehicles for new clean American made models, saving hundreds of millions of barrels of oil. And […]

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CORONAVIRUS/INFRASTRUCTURE/JOE BIDEN: “I have a plan to rebuild this nation. Not only rebuild it, but rebuild it back better. It starts with getting this virus under control. Then we’ll have a transformational investment in roads, bridges, broadband, ports, airports, big projects. We’ll put people to work right away, as well as make sure our country […]

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FLORIDA/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRANSPORTATION: “Good news for Florida! I’m awarding $27.8M from @USDOT in federal infrastructure funds to five areas including Orlando, Jacksonville, Ft. Myers/Naples, St. Petersburg, and Tampa. Happy to support bus service for the people in beautiful Florida!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 12, 2020 8:44 am […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE/JOBS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “With interest rates for the United States being at ZERO, this is the time to do our decades long awaited Infrastructure Bill. It should be VERY BIG & BOLD, Two Trillion Dollars, and be focused solely on jobs and rebuilding the once great infrastructure of our Country! Phase 4” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

Read More… from 3/31/2020


INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “The national and economic security of the United States depends on the reliable and efficient functioning of critical infrastructure. Since the United States made the Global Positioning System available worldwide, positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) services provided by space-based systems have become a largely invisible utility for technology and infrastructure, including the […]

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CLIMATE CHANGE/INFRASTRUCTURE/LEGISLATION/REGULATIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Federal agencies would no longer have to take climate change into account when they assess the environmental impacts of highways, pipelines and other major infrastructure projects, according to a Trump administration plan that would weaken the nation’s benchmark environmental law. The proposed changes to the 50-year-old National Environmental Policy Act could […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Senate is working hard on America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act. Will have BIG IMPACT on our highways and roads all across our Nation. Interest strong from Republicans and Democrats. Do I hear the beautiful word, BIPARTISAN? Get it done. I am with you!”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 30, 2019 7:15 am […]

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DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/NANCY PELOSI/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. President Donald Trump attacked House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday [5-23-19], after infrastructure talks with Democratic lawmakers collapsed the day before amid sprawling congressional probes into Trump’s business and administration. ‘I tell you what, I’ve been watching her and I have been watching her for a long period […]

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DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/RUSSIA INVESTIGATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Late Wednesday [5-22-19] morning, President Trump headed into what was supposed to be a meeting with congressional Democrats on how to fund a $2 trillion infrastructure package he and they had agreed on last month. Instead, he spent three minutes berating Democratic leaders for saying unpleasant things about him, before proclaiming […]

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DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/NANCY PELOSI/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Speaker Nancy Pelosi hopped into her SUV on Wednesday [5-22-19] for the short drive to the White House knowing full well that a presidential ambush awaited. President Trump was not ‘serious,’ and needed a way out of negotiations over a $2 trillion infrastructure plan that he could not pay for, she […]

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DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “On the eve of a highly anticipated meeting with Democrats at which President Donald Trump was expected to unveil a way to fund a $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, Trump instead put Congress on notice that it will have to take a backseat to a trade deal…The White House has been working […]

Read More… from 5/21/2019


DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/NANCY PELOSI/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Everything in Washington comes down to this: It’s House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vs. President Donald Trump. America’s two most powerful leaders came face-to-face Wednesday [5-22-19] in the most awkward of meetings. It was the latest twist in a many-layered test of wills that has momentous implications for the nation’s future. Pelosi […]

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ATTORNEY GENERAL/COMMERCE/DEFENSE/DHS/DNI/ECONOMY/FCC/INFRASTRUCTURE/NATIONAL SECURITY/SECRETARY OF STATE/TECHNOLOGY/TREASURY/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, find that foreign adversaries are increasingly creating and exploiting vulnerabilities in information and communications technology and services, which store and communicate vast amounts of sensitive information, facilitate the digital economy, and support critical infrastructure and vital emergency services, […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “There is nothing easy about a USA Infrastructure Plan, especially when our great Country has spent an astounding 7 trillion dollars in the Middle East over the last 19 years, but I am looking hard at a bipartisan plan of 1 to 2 trillion dollars. Badly needed!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 4, […]

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DEMS/GOP/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Every few months, President Donald Trump gets in the negotiating room with Democrats and everyone leaves happy — except for the president’s own party. This week’s huddle on a $2 trillion infrastructure bill was no different, as Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer walked away from the White House […]

Read More… from 5/2/2019


DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Democratic congressional leaders emerged from a meeting at the White House on Tuesday [4-30-19] and announced that President Trump had agreed to pursue a $2 trillion infrastructure plan to upgrade the nation’s highways, railroads, bridges and broadband. Senator Chuck Schumer, the minority leader, said that there had been ‘good will’ in the […]

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DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/SPENDING/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on Tuesday [4-30-19] to spend $2 trillion on U.S. roads, bridges, power grids, water and broadband infrastructure, while leaving the thorny details of how to pay for it all to another meeting in three weeks. The two sides met at the White House and described […]

Read More… from 4/30/2019


CHUCK SCHUMER/INFRASTRUCTURE/NANCY PELOSI/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The last time Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer met with Donald Trump it was an unequivocal disaster, culminating in the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. Now, more than four months later, the Democratic leaders and Trump say they are seeking a reset with a big infrastructure bill. But it’s […]

Read More… from 4/29/2019


DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/ROBERT MUELLER/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats will meet Tuesday [4-30-19] in search of a fix for the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, but they’ll first have to swerve around an escalating battle over special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The meeting, which will mark the first time Trump has hosted Democratic leaders since an acrimonious gathering during the […]

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ENERGY/INFRASTRUCTURE/JOBS/MANUFACTURING/OIL/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows… The United States is blessed with plentiful energy resources, including abundant supplies of coal, oil, and natural gas.  Producers in America have demonstrated a remarkable ability […]

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BORDER/INFRASTRUCTURE/SECRETARY OF STATE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including Article II of the Constitution, which gives the President authority over foreign affairs and the authority to seek the opinions of principal officers, it is hereby ordered as follows… […]

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DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Donald Trump is in the same boat as Democratic leaders: They’re all under increasing pressure to do something about the aging infrastructure of the nation’s bridges. The recently released annual report by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, based on an analysis of data from the Department of Transportation, paints a […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE/INTELLIGENCE/TECHNOLOGY/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows… An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) has the potential to disrupt, degrade, and damage technology and critical infrastructure systems. Human-made or naturally occurring EMPs can affect large geographic […]

Read More… from 3/26/2019


CONGRESS/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump will ask Congress in his State of the Union address on Tuesday [2-5-19] to pass legislation to boost the nation’s aging infrastructure, but will not explain how to pay for it, administration officials said. Trump is likely to set a benchmark of investing at least $1 trillion to build […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday [1-31-19] that will push for federal dollars spent on infrastructure projects to be put toward American companies and bolster workers his top trade adviser described as ‘blue-collar Trump people’ the administration has focused on helping. That description, given to reporters by Peter Navarro, […]

Read More… from 1/31/2019


INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and to strengthen Buy-American principles in Federal financial assistance programs, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  As expressed in Executive Order 13788 of April 18, 2017 (Buy American and Hire […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE/NEW YORK/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “He made a video to show President Trump how a critical tunnel under the Hudson River is falling apart. He flew down to Washington to make his case in person — again. But Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York left Wednesday’s [11-28-18] lunch meeting at the White House empty-handed, without […]

Read More… from 11/28/2018


INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Many cities have a notorious choke point that torments commuters and keeps urban planners awake at night. In Cincinnati, it is the Brent Spence Bridge, a 1960s structure that straddles the Ohio-Kentucky border. It is creaky and rust stained. It is known for traffic jams and car crashes. People who live in […]

Read More… from 11/28/2018


CHINA/INFRASTRUCTURE/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Several U.S. senators are pressing the Trump administration to detail what it is doing to deal with Beijing’s financing of international infrastructure projects that have left many countries indebted to China and potentially in need of bailouts. In a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, […]

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CONGRESS/ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. The Congress has enacted a wide range of statutory requirements related to energy and environmental performance of executive departments and agencies (agencies), including […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Purpose. The Federal Government spends more than $90 billion annually on information technology (IT). The vast majority of this sum is consumed in maintaining […]

Read More… from 5/15/2018


INFRASTRUCTURE/TAXES/TRANSPORTATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “States and cities that raise taxes and tolls will have a better chance at winning federal money for roads and bridges, part of a Trump administration strategy to have states carry a bigger portion of infrastructure spending. The move is a result of a Transportation Department overhaul to a popular infrastructure grant […]

Read More… from 4/27/2018


INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration announced on Monday [4-9-18] a new effort to speed environmental reviews for major infrastructure projects, a White House official said.U.S. President Donald Trump has made shortening the often lengthy timetable to get approvals for new highways, runways and other projects a key focus of his infrastructure reform plans. Trump […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Washington spent trillions building up foreign countries while allowing OUR OWN infrastructure to fall into a state of total disrepair. No more! It’s time to REBUILD, and we will do it with American WORKERS, American GRIT, and American PRIDE!” https://t.co/Q9rPZi2D2s -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Mar. 29, 2018 3:06pm […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We are going to REBUILD our crumbling infrastructure, and there is no better place to begin this campaign than in the Great State of Ohio. A tremendous honor to be here today at a state-of-the-art training site, where the skills of the American Worker are forged and refined!” https://t.co/bU3KS62c0x -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

Read More… from 3/29/2018


INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “As President Donald Trump prepares to pitch his plans for overhauling the country’s infrastructure in a Midwest swing this week, the president’s advisers are tempering hopes that they can pass a comprehensive legislative package before the midterm elections this fall. Mr. Trump will head to Richfield, Ohio, on Thursday [3-29-18] to promote […]

Read More… from 3/28/2018


CONGRESS/DEMS/GOP/INFRASTRUCTURE/RUSSIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “Congressional leaders are racing to finalize a spending bill by the end of Tuesday [3-20-18] but find themselves still at odds over a host of controversial issues — delaying plans to unveil the proposal. Democrats, Republicans and the White House battled late into the night Monday [3-19-18] and into Tuesday afternoon over […]

Read More… from 3/20/2018


GOP/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY/IVANKA: “The White House will turn to a familiar spokeswoman to help drum up enthusiasm for its plan to overhaul how the nation funds infrastructure needs: President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter. Ivanka Trump, a White House adviser, will appear in Iowa Monday [3-19-18] with Gov. Kim Reynolds and discuss workforce training in […]

Read More… from 3/16/2018


CABINET/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “RT @WhiteHouse: Yesterday, five @Cabinet Secretaries testified on the Hill on the need to rebuild our Nation’s crumbling infrastructure. President Trump’s plan will renew our country’s once-great infrastructure and help build a more prosperous future for all Americans.” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Mar. 15, 2018 12:47pm […]

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CABINET/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Five of our incredible @Cabinet Secretaries are testifying on the Hill this morning on the need to rebuild our Nation’s crumbling infrastructure. We need to build FAST & we need to build for our FUTURE. Thank you @SenateCommerce for hosting this hearing! #InfrastructureInAmerica” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Mar. 14, 2018 08:54am […]

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ECONOMY/INFRASTRUCTURE/LABOR/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump burnished his tough-on-trade image last week by declaring he would impose tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports. But the move could undermine another part of his ‘America First’ economic agenda: Rebuilding U.S. infrastructure. Tariffs on imported aluminum and steel could drive up the cost of infrastructure investments, […]

Read More… from 3/4/2018


INFRASTRUCTURE/NEW YORK/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “For beleaguered commuters who ride trains into and out of New York City, the plan to dig new rail tunnels under the Hudson River must, by now, seem like a big tease. Just a few months ago, the idea once again appeared to have gained the support it needed in Washington […]

Read More… from 3/3/2018


GOP/INFRASTRUCTURE/TAXES: “The country’s biggest trucking group thinks it has a way to convince Republicans to raise the gasoline tax: Don’t call it a tax. The American Trucking Associations, reviving an argument in Washington that’s older than some roads, is pressing lawmakers and the White House to gradually increase fuel levies in steps by 20 cents […]

Read More… from 2/27/2018


EPA/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan would trigger one of the most significant regulation rollbacks in decades, benefiting not just roads and bridges, but businesses ranging from coal mines to homebuilders to factories… The proposed revisions to some of the nation’s bedrock environmental regulations are drawing heavy criticism from congressional Democrats — including […]

Read More… from 2/16/2018


EDUCATION/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Two days before the school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead, the Trump administration proposed cutting millions in federal education programs meant to help prevent crime in schools and assist them in recovery from tragedies. Funds targeted for reduction or elimination in the Trump administration’s fiscal 2019 request have helped pay […]

Read More… from 2/15/2018


FAA/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan promises few immediate benefits for U.S. airports and airlines, primarily because current aviation laws block many types of public-private projects envisioned by White House officials. Mr. Trump’s initiative anticipates that roughly $100 billion in federal grants over a decade will generate several times that much in state […]

Read More… from 2/14/2018


INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “When President Donald Trump unveiled his long-anticipated infrastructure plan on Monday [2-12-18], there was one word that caught the attention of many investors: ‘recycling.’ It isn’t the garbage variety. Since early last year, infrastructure fund managers, bankers and lobbyists have been pitching the administration on the concept of infrastructure asset recycling… The […]

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DEMS/GOP/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration this week laid out an infrastructure plan designed to win support from both parties: Republicans, who would like its plan to speed up environmental reviews, and Democrats who endorse its new pool of money for public-works projects. Congressional leaders, though, have other ideas, and may divide the package into […]

Read More… from 2/13/2018


DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/MILITARY: “Our infrastructure plan has been put forward and has received great reviews by everyone except, of course, the Democrats. After many years we have taken care of our Military, now we have to fix our roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and more. Bipartisan, make deal Dems?” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Feb. 13, 2018 05:43am […]

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BUDGET/HUD/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The White House’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal, released Monday [2-12-18], calls for work requirements for those who receive public housing subsidies and slashes funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development by $8.8 billion. The budget outline also zeroes out the Public Housing Capital Fund, dedicated to rehabilitating and modernizing […]

Read More… from 2/13/2018


INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP MEMORANDA: “Presidential Message to the Congress of the United States TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: I have enclosed with this message my Administration’s framework for rebuilding infrastructure in America. Our Nation’s infrastructure is in an unacceptable state of disrepair, which damages our country’s competitiveness and our citizens’ quality of life… To help […]

Read More… from 2/12/2018


INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration released a long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday [2-12-18] that seeks to replace traditional federal publics-works programs with a new system of incentives intended to prod state and local governments to raise their own funds for physical improvements. The administration says $100 billion in incentives over 10 years could yield […]

Read More… from 2/12/2018


GOP/IMMIGRATION/INFRASTRUCTURE: “U.S. Republicans will turn their attention to infrastructure and immigration issues, President Donald Trump said on Thursday [2-1-18], blaming Democrats for failing to help young ‘Dreamer’ immigrants even as disunity simmered around the issue in his own party. The president was due to make an appearance later on Thursday at a retreat for congressional […]

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CONFLICT OF INTEREST/DEMS/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump’s critics are already lining up to undercut his infrastructure proposal — the purported bipartisan centerpiece of Tuesday’s [1-30-18] State of the Union speech — as a giveaway to his well-connected friends and a rollback of popular environmental protections. Even before the president formally calls for a deal […]

Read More… from 1/30/2018


COMMERCE/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue last week was nearing the end of a speech urging Congress to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure when he offered another option: At least make it easier to build things when the money can be found… President Donald Trump hasn’t said where he will find $200 […]

Read More… from 1/25/2018


COMMERCE/INFRASTRUCTURE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration is finalizing its long-awaited infrastructure plan, which would push most of the financing of projects to private investment and state and local taxpayers, according to sources familiar with the proposal taking shape. President Donald Trump, who spoke frequently of improving U.S. infrastructure during his 2016 campaign, may preview the […]

Read More… from 1/18/2018


ECONOMY/ENVIRONMENT/INFRASTRUCTURE/JOBS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to ensure that the Federal environmental review and permitting process for infrastructure projects is coordinated, predictable, and transparent, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Purpose. America needs […]

Read More… from 8/15/2017


ECONOMY/ENVIRONMENT/INFRASTRUCTURE/JOBS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. It shall be the policy of the executive branch to advance infrastructure projects that create high-quality jobs for American workers, enhance productivity, improve […]

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ENVIRONMENT/INFRASTRUCTURE/JOBS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby direct as follows: Section 1. Purpose. Infrastructure investment strengthens our economic plat-form, makes America more competitive, creates millions of jobs, increases wages for American workers, and reduces the costs of […]

Read More… from 1/24/2017


INFRASTRUCTURE: “Roadway steel on beautiful Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is rusting and rotting away. Scrape and paint before too late.” [5:11:13 PM]  – 10/13/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 10/13/2012 […]

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CHINA/INFRASTRUCTURE: “The Bay Bridge in San Francisco is being built by the Chinese–tremendous cost overruns. A total mess. We should build our own bridges, etc” [12:02:49 PM]  – 8/28/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 8/28/2012 […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: “Our airports are Third World–horrible. Let’s rebuild them by people who know how to do it–inexpensively.” [12:25:48 PM]  – 8/10/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 8/10/2012 […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: “Our major airports are decaying. It’s embarrassing. We need to have them renovated by competent professionals–and fast.” [2:22:39 PM]  – 8/8/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 8/8/2012 […]

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CHINA/INFRASTRUCTURE: “Bay Bridge in San Fransisco, built in China, keeps getting worse. Cost overruns are out of control — China is having a field day with us!” [9:35:34 AM]  – 7/20/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 7/20/2012 […]

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CHINA/INFRASTRUCTURE: “Bay Bridge in California made in China for $1.8 billion. $300 million in cost overruns. Are we stupid?” [12:06:09 PM]  – 6/1/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 6/1/2012 […]

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