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Despite Trump’s pledge, governors expect little federal spending on infrastructure

President Trump again said Monday he was preparing to “spend big” on infrastructure. But even as he spoke, administration officials and congressional leaders are telling governors to expect little for new federal investment in public works. Instead, the administration plans to spur public-private partnerships, such as toll roads and transmission lines, by loosening environmental reviews and removing other red tape.

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Chamber of Commerce President Bob Bartz dies

Community leaders reflect on contributions of man who lead Chamber with distinction since 1982.
James A. Jones Jr. Bradenton Herald
Chamber of Commerce President Bob Bartz dies 2:50

Chamber of Commerce President Bob Bartz dies

White House responds to father of slain Navy Seal 3:11

White House responds to father of slain Navy Seal

Digital divide discussed during Bradenton luncheon 1:55

Digital divide discussed during Bradenton luncheon

Bob Bartz remembered at luncheon in Bradenton 1:12

Bob Bartz remembered at luncheon in Bradenton