Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Despite ‘infrastructure weeks,’ there’s no $1 trillion


David Lieb, Missouri-based reporter for state government team, for a story of national interest about President Donald Trump’s administration, reported not from Washington but from the nation’s heartland. After the president released his latest budget proposal, Lieb revealed that Trump has failed to deliver on his promise of a $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan. He has so far been unable to persuade Congress to pass anything like that, even when Republicans controlled both houses of Congress.

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