A 2010 Government Accountability Office report found that a quarter of the country's 600,000 bridges are either "structurally deficient" or inadequate to meet today's traffic needs. To address this problem, Congressman Forbes has introduced the 414 Plan, a bill that temporarily suspends burdensome regulations that have stalled the highway construction process to an average of 13.1 years while still maintaining rigorous safety and durability standards. The 414 Plan:
The text of the legislation is available here.
Question of the Week: Do you support the 414 Plan that suspends regulations hindering the construction of roads and bridges?
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