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Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: WIFIA

State of the Union Speech Increases Expectations for Highly Leveraged Infrastructure Bill

February 2, 2018 – We still expect President Trump’s infrastructure plan itself to rely on $200 billion in federal budget authority. But the big news from Trump’s address was that the amount of money leveraged by that $200 billion from non-federal sources had jumped from $800 billion (under discussion all last year) to $1.3 trillion, for a grand total of $1.5 trillion. How, you may ask, are all these divergent totals possible?