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President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats agreed on April 30 to proceed with a $2 trillion infrastructure package, yet, they haven’t announced how to pay for the measure. That may change when they meet May 22 to discuss funding. Here's your Capitol Agenda look ahead at the week for trucking on Capitol Hill.

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.3 cent to $3.163 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported May 20. Crude climbed to $63.14, the highest level in almost three weeks.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has stepped up its efforts to mitigate delays in the permitting process for environmental infrastructure projects, Administrator Andrew Wheeler said.

The U.S. Supreme Court turned away a UPS Inc. appeal that aimed to force the U.S. Postal Service to raise its prices for delivering packages.

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Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Commerce panel chairman

While congressional transportation leaders continue to negotiate a massive infrastructure package, agreement over ways to fund its policy initiatives has not been reached, the leader of the Commerce Committee in the U.S. Senate said May 16.

Dan DeBono, chief infrastructure funding officer for the U.S. Department of Transportation

Experts: Public-Private Partnerships Could Plug Federal Government Shortfalls in Infrastructure Funding

WASHINGTON — As Congress looks to find common ground on a $2 trillion proposal that would ensure long-term infrastructure funding on the federal level, states could look more to public-private partnerships as a means of paying for local projects, experts said.

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