Ryan Proposed Slashing Transportation Funding
August 15, 2012 – NSSGA reports it does not really know what to make of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the presumptive GOP vice-presidential nominee. Ryan’s selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate has raised concerns, or at least questions, in the transportation sector. The worry stems from Ryan’s budget proposal in 2011 that would have incurred a steep cut in transportation funding. In his post as House Budget Committee chairman, Ryan has twice tried to implement drastic cuts in transportation spending in a push to balance the U.S. budget.
Published: Wednesday, 15 August 2012 17:27
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