WASHINGTON -- Rep. Robert Borski, a senior member of the House Public works Committee, is pushing behind the scenes to include a $5 billion-a-year state infrastructure revolving fund program in the committee's highway bill, congressional aides said this week.

The Pennsylvania Democrat has not yet decided whether to pattern the proposal after the Clean Water Act's revolving fund program established in 1987 or establish a federal revolving fund to provide infrastructure loans to the states. An aide to Rep. Borski said the Clean Water Act's revolving fund "has its pros and cons."

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