As Senate Debates Transportation and Housing Bill, Brown Announces Bipartisan Amendment to Fund Bridges Like Brent Spence

    As Senate Debates Transportation and Housing Bill, Brown Announces Bipartisan Amendment to Fund Bridges Like Brent Spence

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 25, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — As the Senate debates a critical Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) bill this week, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced his support of a bipartisan amendment authored by Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) that would ensure only “functionally obsolete” or “structurally deficient” bridges, like Brent Spence, are eligible to receive federal funding. The Senate voted today to unanimously include the amendment in the larger THUD bill it is considering.

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