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Top Three 3/1/19

Feb 28, 2019

1. Legislation Introduced to Provide Funding for Improving Infrastructure in Schools

In January of this year, House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA), along with Senator Jack Reed, reintroduced the Rebuilding America’s Schools act of 2019 (H.R. 865 and S. 266 respectively). This legislation, which successfully passed through the House Education and Labor Committee, seeks to provide adequate funding for the deteriorating infrastructure of our nation’s public schools. Messaging surrounding the legislation states that our nation’s schools hold a $46 billion shortfall in annual public school infrastructure funding.

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2. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Holds Hearing on Climate Change

On February 26, 2019, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Chaired by Salud Carbajal (D-CA) & Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) held a hearing entitled, Examining How Federal Infrastructure Policy Could Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change.

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3. Council of Economic Advisors Issues Annual Report

The U.S. economy grew at a rapid rate of 3.1 percent for FY 2018, the fastest pace for any calendar year since 2005, with output rising by $560 billion over the four quarters of the year. 

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