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Cut federal spending so states can spend on infrastructure

Q: What steps would you propose to rebuild and maintain America's transportation infrastructure, including the US Highway Trust Fund and the Mass Transit Account?

Alex Merced: If we can cut spending and lower taxes, this does give more room for states to raise the resources they need to deal with their local infrastructure. Local governments will best know which roads and infrastructure projects will best serve their communities. For intrastate projects, I would encourage states to create joint funds for projects that impact more than one state so they can develop without the unneeded bureaucracy of the Federal Government.

Source: LWV's Vote411.org on 2016 New York Senate Race , Sep 19, 2016

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