Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), Speaks at the AASHTO Washington Briefing

Sen. Tom Carper, (D-DE) Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, addressed his congressional leadership priorities for 2018 during remarks at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials annual Washington Briefing. A key topic of discussion at the conference is how to best make the critical investments needed to support surface transportation. A top priority for AASHTO and its members is to work with the Trump Administration and Congress to fix the Highway Trust Fund. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the Highway Trust Fund which supports Federal highway and transit programs will become insolvent at the end of FY 2020.

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