Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Trump should move infrastructure ahead, says NS AVP

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The Trump administration should make infrastructure investment a priority, a Class I railroad executive told a U.S. port conference.

Leading Washington’s to-do list should be infrastructure investment; some form of deregulation of business, and tax reform, said Darrell Wilson, assistant vice president of government relations for Norfolk Southern Corp.

Wilson’s comments came during a panel session at the Jaxport Logistics & Intermodal Conference in Jacksonville and reported by the American Journal of Transportation.

The panel cautioned against Trump’s calls for out-and-out protectionism, but Wilson agreed that domestic business could benefit if the North American Free-Trade Agreement was renegotiated.


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