Norton Gets Secretary Chao To Commit To Awarding TIGER Grants This Week And INFRA Grants In June

Norton Gets Secretary Chao to Commit to Awarding TIGER Grants This Week and INFRA Grants in June

Mar 7, 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), ranking member of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee and member of the “Big Four” transportation leaders who wrote the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, yesterday at a committee hearing got U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao to commit to timelines for awarding very delayed transportation grant funding.  Chao said Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) funds would be announced later this week, and Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) funds would be announced by June.  Norton blasted the Trump administration’s delay in awarding nearly $2 billion included …

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