When it Comes to Infrastructure Funding: “There is No Plan B”

As the September 30th deadline for passage of crucial legislation nears, Congress must act now or the industry loses a once in a generation chance to transform our failing infrastructure The Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) is at a crucial turning point in Washington. The $1.2 trillion bipartisan legislation represents a once a lifetime opportunity to make transformative to invest in our failing roads, bridges, waterways and more, but it’s fate is uncertain. Currently, the outcome of the bill rests in the hands of the U.S. House of Representatives. When they return to work on Monday, September 20th, the lawmakers will have substantial work to do to get the legislation passed. That’s because progressive Democrats are insisting the IIJA be tied to a larger $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill which is facing massive backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. READ FULL ARTICLE>>