U.S. Chamber of Commerce unveils 4-point plan to modernize nation’s infrastructure

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By Aaron Martin  |  January 19, 2018

With freight volumes projected to increase by 45 percent by 2045 and the nation’s roadways deteriorating under years of deferred maintenance and wear and tear, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce unveiled a sweeping plan for infrastructure modernization and investment on Thursday. The four-point plan calls for increasing the federal user fee by 25 cents, creating new public and private financing and funding options for infrastructure projects, streamlining permitting and approvals, and leveraging ...

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