Katie Thomson, chair of the firm’s Transportation Industry Group, was quoted regarding the 2016 election results and how they affect the transportation landscape in the article, “Conservatives vs. Trump’s infrastructure plan,” published by Politico on November 11, 2016.
Having the same party in charge of the Congress and the White House certainly opens “the opportunity to solve a critical problem in a way that has lasting benefits and impact,” Ms. Thomson said.
She pointed out that generating reliable, recurring new revenues is something that has been out of reach for some time – through both Democratic and Republican administrations. “It's a political problem regardless of who's in power”, she said. “There's a fundamental unwillingness to make politically difficult choices.”