Congress's Partial Victory on Transportation(The Atlantic)

“The goal is not just to achieve a multiyear bill but a well-funded transportation bill,” said Robyn Boerstling, the director of transportation and infrastructure policy at the National Association of Manufacturers. “We are in an infrastructure deficit in this country, and if we continue to go at it with status quo funding levels, or just slight adjustment for inflation, we’re not going to begin to solve any of the challenges.” To that end, the association is cheering on the Senate as the two chambers try to reconcile their bills in a conference committee, since its bipartisan proposal called for somewhat higher spending levels than the House.

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