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GCP Priorities Supported in FY 2018 Omnibus Bill
Congress recently passed the FY 2018 spending package that included support for many GCP federal policy issues, including:
• Continued funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million to support the five lake basin.
• $1.5 billion to support the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program that provides critical discretionary funding for road, transit and maritime projects – this is triple the amount of funding from the prior year.
• More than $2.6 billion for the Capital Investment Grants program in addition to directed language for the Administration to continue the program as Congress intended.