February 22, 2015

New Bedford Standard-Times: Transportation funding woes, ideas abound in Massachusetts

FEB 22, 2015

NEW BEDFORD - Transportation funding woes across the country also are creating roadblocks in Massachusetts, lawmakers and industry leaders said last week.


U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who visited SouthCoast communities Friday, said the stakes couldn't be higher for long-term transportation funding.

"This is an issue for how we build a future in this country," Warren said during her visit. "I think that senators and representatives ... are starting to understand that this is part of what we do as a nation. We invest in infrastructure, in roads, in bridges, in water, in sewers - we make those investments so that we have a future."

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