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​AASHTO Supports President Trump’s Message on Investing in Infrastructure

April, 2019

WASHINGTON – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials applauds President Donald Trump for using his State of the Union address to call for greater investment in transportation infrastructure.

“The President’s state of the Union Address is once again, making transportation infrastructure investment a top national priority,” said Jim Tymon, AASHTO executive director. “Transportation has long been a bipartisan concern and this year, with the Administration’s support a transportation bill can be that rare opportunity to bring members of Congress together from both sides of the aisle. AASHTO and its member state departments of transportation stand ready to work with the Administration and Congress on a national plan to shore up the Highway Trust Fund and make the investments needed to modernize our aging transportation infrastructure.”

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