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Obama asking for help with infrastructure repair
President Obama is asking Congress to help with infrastructure repair.
The president is pleading with Congress, saying that roads and bridges need to be repaired, but the government is running out of money.
Along with a faster permit process, President Obama is urging Congress to approve a plan that will allow repairs to infrastructure to be made.
The plan will involve four years and 300-billion dollars.
President Obama also spoke to the boost this would give the economy.
Companies would have the opportunity to invest in the US
The roads we drive on the bridges we cross our airports and seaports so many across this country in dire need of an overhaul.
Today, President Obama took his case for infrastructure repair a dire warning from the Obama administration the government is running out of money to fix rundown roads and bridges and Congress needs to act.
It's all part of a White House push to get the House and Senate to approve a four-year, 300 billion dollar transportation plan
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Vice President Biden were on the road this week to drum up support.
The president said boosting infrastructure projects will boost the economy because companies will want to invest in the US
The president also pushed for a quicker permit process.