Trump Infrastructure Plan: $1.5 trillion

Politico has a solid recap of the plan . They spoke to a senior administration official who told reporters, “We are underinvesting in our infrastructure, and we have a permitting process that takes so long that even when funds are adequate, it can take a decade to build critical infrastructure.” The plan also includes specific money for rural communities, aim to encourage apprenticeships and other forms of workforce training, and pay for unspecified “transformative,” “next-century-type” projects that would “lift the American spirit,” the official said.

However, many infrastructure advocates believe that the real fix that’s needed is a permanent new revenue stream, something Trump’s plan doesn’t address.
Read the Plan: Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America (55 pages); Shorter Reads from the White House (2/12):