Instructure Spending is in the NewsAugust 25, 2014
At the end of July, the day before the Transportation Department would have begun cutting funds to highway projects already underway, Congress cobbled together a scarcely credible funding extension for the Highway Trust Fund to run until May 2015.
Chaos for 2014 construction projects was narrowly avoided, but this is no way to run our country. States and municipalities need long-term predictability to plan for extensive infrastructure projects. We need a long-term plan before next May.