Youngstown Vindicator: U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for six-year transportation bill

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Youngstown Vindicator: U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for six-year transportation bill

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants Congress to act quickly on a long-term transportation bill to provide money to fix the nation’s highways and bridges, but the legislative body is focused on only a six-month extension.

At a press conference Monday near the construction site of U.S. Route 224 and Interstate 680 in Boardman, a $5.8 million project that received 80 percent of its funding from the federal government, Brown discussed his concerns about the need for a six-year bill.

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