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House Democrats introduce $1.5T infrastructure bill

June 22, 2020


During a press conference announcing the Moving Forward Act, lawmakers took aim at President Donald Trump’s administration and its moves to waiver environmental regulations in the name of speeding up the infrastructure permitting process. Democrat Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, chair of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said that the USDOT has not implemented reforms that are available to it and that waiving the National Environmental Policy Act process is not necessary.

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