Bennet: Highway Extension Another Missed Opportunity

Washington, DC - Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on passage of a three-month extension of highway and transit funding:

"Kicking the can down the road for three months does nothing to give our states the certainty they need to plan for the future. In Colorado and across the country, crucial infrastructure projects are being delayed because officials have no way of knowing whether the funding will be there to complete them. In the coming months, I hope we can continue working on a long-term plan that provides the necessary certainty to communities across our state. Congress needs to stop operating from one manufactured crisis to another so we can build the infrastructure we need to remain competitive in the 21st century economy."

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