Absurd that this country can't pass a long-term transportation bill. Dysfunctional to say the least in Congress.
Even with these issues, Terex (TEX) is hiring 500 employees in Washington for Aerial Work Platforms though it is unfortunately only to replace aging equipment as much as new equipment. Globally though Terex continues to hire as infrastructure is a lot higher priority for those countries.
See below interview CEO Ron DeFeo on Bloomberg:
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