Paul Aucoin and Sean Duffy

South Louisiana

Mississippi Dredging Project Belongs in Trump's Plan

By Paul Aucoin and Sean Duffy 2017-03-02 17:02:43

Of the ten states that border the main stem of the Mississippi River, Donald Trump won eight. Of the 31 states that use the river and its tributaries to export goods across the globe, Trump carried all but a handful. His appeal to many of those voters was his promise to restore economic vitality to the American heartland. The media has generally portrayed the revitalization of Middle America as the return of manufacturing. However, the bedrock of rural economies is...

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