Friday, February 28
(St. Paul, MN) -- President Obama is launching a four-year, 302-billion dollar plan to build, fix, or maintain roads and rail lines nationwide. He made the announcement in St. Paul, including a 600-million dollar competition for competitive grants to fund the infrastructure projects. Obama noted there has been progress modernizing the nation's roads in the past five years, but said more needs to be done. The grant competition program helped fund the renovation of Union Depot in St. Paul, where the President spoke.