Trump’s $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Kicks Most of Cost Burdens to States, Cities

February 14, 2018. President Trump outlined his long-promised and long-awaited infrastructure plan Monday.  Billed as a $1.5 trillion plan, it only includes $200 billion in federal money, leaving state and local governments largely on the hook for the rest of the money. The plan says the $200 billion in federal money — which would come from cuts made elsewhere — will spur as much as $1.5 trillion to $1.7 trillion in development over the next 10 years. President Trump indicated the massive plan to replace [...]