· Last week, President Obama urged Congress to pass his $50B infrastructure plan ASAP.
· AASHTO is calling for a new gas tax (8.4% sales tax instead of flat 18.4 cents) to fund the next t-bill.
· LaHood unveils all TIGER II grantees. NY, NJ and CT are among the grant winners. Requests top $19B for $600M program.
· HUD awards $100M in grants to help communities plan become more livable and sustainable. NY and CT are among the 45 regional winners.