Highway Bill Delay May Blunt Impact of Stimulus

August 2009
Metal Center News;Aug2009, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p46
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the statement given by American Road & Transportation Builders Association vice president William R. Buechner regarding the delay of transportation investment bill in the U.S. According to the article, the delay of the implementation could submarine the stimulus effort to use infrastructure investment in producing new jobs. It is stated that stimulus investments will be slashed without near-term action on the federal highway/transit bill.


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