Rosa DeLauro

Trump Infrastructure Plan Triggers Doubts In Connecticut And Congress

Trump Infrastructure Plan Triggers Doubts In Connecticut And Congress

President Donald Trump’s plan for generating $1.5 trillion in infrastructure investments is creating uncertainty about how Connecticut might benefit, criticism inside and outside Congress, and disagreements about how to pay for such a plan.

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal labeled Trump’s proposal “magical thinking” and warned Monday it would involve “selling off and selling out America’s [infrastructure] assets” through privatization and new highway tolls.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned that Trump’s plan for an additional $200 billion in federal infrastructure funding “could actually make our problems worse.” Malloy has said that

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