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Buttigieg Promotes Budget for DOT, Touts Infrastructure Plan

April 15, 2021


The Biden administration’s proposal to increase funding for operations at the U.S. Department of Transportation would enhance the flow of commerce and respond to concerns linked to climate change, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg told House lawmakers April 15.

Ahead of the chamber’s consideration of a multiyear highway policy bill, Buttigieg pointed to myriad potential benefits that he said would stem from President Joe Biden’s fiscal 2022 budget request for USDOT.

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