An unlikely alliance of 2 groups is pushing Trump to get behind their infrastructure bill

A coalition that includes the Congressional Black Caucus and the House Freedom Caucus is trying to get President Donald Trump to back their infrastructure bill. The bill, introduced by Republican Reps. Mike Kelly of Pennsylvania and Ted Budd of North Carolina, and Democratic Rep. Lacy Clay of Missouri on Thursday, would require the Agriculture Department to sell distressed assets to private entities, and then direct the Treasury Department use the proceeds from those sales to invest in infrastructure projects in low-income communities. The bill also requires that some of the workforce employed for those projects comes from the community being served.


Source: mySA

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