By the numbers: How Trump’s proposed 2020 budget affects construction

President Donald Trump’s $4.7 trillion fiscal year 2020 budget proposal requests cutbacks to several pools of construction funding across the federal government. Depending on what Congress leaves intact, the plan could mean reduced activity across a number of construction sectors. U.S. DOT sees a steep 22% overall decrease in proposed discretionary funding, a move that seems at odds with the president’s goal of making much-needed infrastructure improvements, according to Brian Turmail, a spokesman for the Associated General Contractors of America.

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