President Signs MAP-21

It’s official. President Obama signed MAP-21 into law Friday evening. Watch a video from the White House of the signing ceremony, view the White House transcript for his complete remarks, or see below for our excerpt of the President’s comments on the transportation section.

“Welcome to the White House. We wouldn’t normally keep you this late on a Friday afternoon unless we had a good reason — and the bill that I’m about to sign is a pretty good reason.

I want to very much thank the members of Congress who are here. We got a number in the front row, but, in particular, I want to recognize Senator Boxer and Congressman Mica, whose leadership made this bill a reality. And although Barbara couldn’t make it, we want to make sure that everybody acknowledges the hard work that John did on this on bill. . . .

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