Gateway Funding Still in Doubt After White House Meeting


11 Sep 2017 

The top elected officials from New Jersey and New York traveled to the White House on Thursday and made clear to President Trump the need for federal funding for the Gateway project, but there was little movement securing the money for the nearly $30 billion infrastructure program.

Sen. Cory Booker, one of the Democrats at the meeting, said afterward that Trump has not lived up to his core campaign promise to invest in infrastructure. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7) said he appreciated Trump’s interest in the Gateway project — a massive expansion of rail capacity between New Jersey and New York — but he said after the meeting that “more work needs to be done.”

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Little Movement on Gateway Funding After White House Meeting