Projects Aren't Shovel-Ready If No One's There To Hold The Shovels

The Hill

January 12, 2018

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By Todd Hitt

In a six-page leaked document, and in his State of the Union, we learned the contours of Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan. The president more clearly defined his vision in Monday morning’s 53-page statement of principles, but local, state and federal lawmakers must do their part too by thinking creatively and courageously. 

Lawmakers also must consider how we’re going to build. America has heart, and grit, but the country also needs workers to come back to an industry — construction — that they fled after the 2008 housing crisis.

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