Transport Advocates Eye New Deadline for Long-Term Highway Bill (The Hill)

"The need to update and modernize our nation’s transportation infrastructure extends far beyond state transportation departments and road builders," the National Association of Manufacturers said in a key vote notice on the temporary highway funding extension in the hopes it would be the last short-term infrastructure bill.

"Manufacturers need stable and reliable infrastructure to thrive and compete in today’s economy," the manufacturing group continued. "Funding our roads, bridges and transit systems is a national priority. To compete in the 21st century economy, we have to invest and modernize our infrastructure with an eye toward economic growth, jobs and increased competitiveness."

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