May 11, 2018
For all the reservations many of us had about him, I think it’s fair to say that every OPMCIA member was pleased that Donald Trump proposed investing $1 trillion in revitalizing America’s infrastructure during his campaign for president. All of us applauded when he proclaimed, “We will build the next generation of roads, bridges, railways, tunnels, sea ports and airports that our country deserves.”
March 14, 2018
Less than one month after unveiling an infrastructure plan that he claims will leverage $1.5 trillion in new construction, repair and maintenance, President Trump is trying to block the $30 billion Gateway project, potentially killing thousands of jobs building an urgently-needed new rail tunnel under the Hudson River connecting New York and New Jersey.
February 13, 2018
On February 12th, President Trump finally announced his infrastructure plan. He proposes to spend $200 billion in federal funds over the next decade, using it to leverage another $1.3 trillion from state and local governments and the private sector, for a total of $1.5 trillion.