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Native American leaders are once again pushing for a seat at the decision-making table, saying this week that tribal nations have been overlooked for "too often and too long."

Their latest concern comes with President Trump's proposed infrastructure plan. The president sent it to Congress on Monday, saying he aimed "to help build a better future for all Americans."

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When Columbus made Amazon’s list of finalists for the tech giant’s second headquarters, critics had one major concern: the city’s transportation system. With talk of a Hyperloop once again in the air and a Smart City project in the works, how citizens get around Columbus has become a pressing question. 

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President Trump’s infrastructure plan is underwhelming Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Senator, who had said it was an issue he hoped he and the White House could work on together

President Trump will finally be unveiling his long-awaited $1.5 trillion plan to repair and rebuild the nation's crumbling highways, bridges, railroads, airports, seaports and water systems Monday. But, the proposal will not be one that offers large sums of federal funding to states for infrastructure needs, but it is instead a financing plan that shifts much of the funding burden onto the states and onto local governments.

Ohio U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown
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Since President Trump was elected, Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Senator has talked about infrastructure as an area where they could potentially work together. But the details trickling out about the president’s plan have Sherrod Brown concerned.

President Trump's State of the Union

Jan 31, 2018
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Last night, President Trump gave his first State of the Union address. We'll take a look at what the administration has accomplished in its first year and the President's vision for the future. 

Attention Drivers: Many of those those freeways you're using may not be free for long. Several states are opening new toll roads this year and rates on many existing turnpikes and tollways are going up.

And the number of toll roads is likely to increase, as the Trump administration's infrastructure plan may force many more states to use them to fund long-standing transportation needs

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President Trump has repeatedly called for massive infrastructure spending. Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown says the place to start is America’s bridges.

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Contractors believe 2018 will be a big year for projects from infrastructure improvements to corporate office updates. But a national survey shows one big challenge is set to stand in the way of these projects.

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This is expected to be a record year for road construction, with the Ohio Department of Transportation planning to spend $2.4 billion maintaining and building roads and bridges. But the agency’s director is worried about funding for ODOT down the road.

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