The proposal calls for changes to the federal permitting process, and spending proposals will be paid for by cuts elsewhere in the budget.
"Taxes are one of the ways that state and local governments could raise revenues, but are certainly not the only ways", another senior administration official told CBS News.
The White House will release its infrastructure plan Monday morning, but even with a finalized blueprint, details on how the Trump administration intends to fund the program and turn a $200 billion investment into $1.5 trillion remain hazy.
Trump also wants to speed up projects by limiting the environmental permitting process to two years.
There would also be $50 billion in federal block grants available to governors for projects in rural areas, $20 billion for "transformative", future-looking projects that can't attract private financing and $10 billion for a capital financing fund for federal office buildings, the official said.
White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday that in addition to the $200 billion the administration seeks for its infrastructure proposal, the White House wants $21 billion over two years for infrastructure that was part of a budget framework deal approved last week in Congress.
Under Trump's plan, though, the federal government presumably would take a back seat even in paying for large projects that could have a widespread impact, like the NY region's effort to replace damaged and traffic-choked passenger rail tunnels under the Hudson River.
Gov. Cuomo and former Gov. Christie had secured a funding agreement with the Obama administration to split the costs - 50 percent federally funded and 50 percent funded by NY and New Jersey.
Trump and members of his Cabinet will tour the country to point out where construction is needed - and where admirable projects have been accomplished, according to senior administration officials. There are at least six committees in the House and five in the Senate that will consider elements of the plan, White House officials said.
In its background briefing, the White House said that its budget would include cuts to many programs, none of which could be tied directly to the $200 billion increase for its infrastructure program.
Omarosa returns to the Celebrity Big Brother house
Winokur said to Matthews, "Ross, all I'm going to say is, this is hilarious that you and I knocked out those people". She went on to serve under President Trump as director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison.
Mattis says North Korea can't drive wedge between South, US
Yo-jong's visit to the South was the first visit by a member of the ruling Kim family ever since the Korean War ended in 1953. The South Korean president also stressed the need for the communist North to resume its dialogue with the United States.
First, backers would be eligible to apply for a share of the $100 billion incentive grants to states. But they could get help building those projects more quickly.
"We want to stay away from what has been historical precedent and what undermines the public's trust in sending money to Washington, and that is Washington picking and choosing what we think priorities ought to be for states and communities across the country", he said.
However, the administration said that existing funding sources - such as sales taxes that have already been levied to pay for transit projects - may count towards a local jurisdiction's contribution.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) expressed doubt that Trump's plan could get Gateway project off the ground.
"The flexibility to use federal dollars to pay for essentially local infrastructure projects has created an unhealthy dynamic in which state and local governments delay projects in the hope of receiving federal funds".
"The president talks a big act but then he proposes a small bill", House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said at a press conference last week.
Democrats in Congress called last week for $1 trillion in direct federal spending, including $100 billion on schools alone as well as billions to expand rural broadband internet service, improve airports, mass transit, roads and ports, boost energy efficiency and improve aging water systems. The new plan reduces that.
At the Conference of Mayors in January, Gribbin explained that the Trump administration would not be proposing a specific funding mechanism for the infrastructure plan, saying that will be a conversation with Congress.
"This fake proposal will not address the serious infrastructure needs facing this country, so our potholed roads will get worse, our bridges and transit systems will become more unsafe, and our tolls will become higher", Rep. Peter DeFazio of OR, the top Democrat on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said in a Saturday radio address.
The Duke Blue Devils are averaging 89.1 points on 50.7 percent shooting and allowing 72.8 points on 40.9 percent shooting. The potential No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft is averaging more than 21 points and 11 rebounds a game.
Another newcomer, Warner Bros.' "The 15:17 To Paris" opened in third place with an estimated 12.6 million dollars. In North America, Fifty Shades Freed's opening weekend audience was 75 percent female and 55 percent under 30.
It's not unfamiliar", Kim said when asked by one of the South Koreans at the dinner how she feels on the other side of the border. It has only deepened over the years as the North closes in on the ability to field an arsenal of nukes that can hit USA cities.
Warming ties between the Koreas could complicate Seoul's ties with Washington, which wants to maximize its pressures on Pyongyang. Landing without a valid visa, he was interrogated for five hours by North Korean customs officials and fined $500.
Women in Saudi Arabia face extreme social and personal restrictions because of the kingdom's strict interpretation of Islam. This has helped create one of the most gender unequal countries in the Middle East.
The risky system prompted a severe weather warning from the Bureau of Meteorology as it swept across the region on Sunday evening. The worst hit areas included Logan City and Brisbane, with power cut to 58,000 and 30,000 properties respectively.
A third goal seemed inevitable and came courtesy of a great strike from a wide-open Toni Kroos, who Vazquez picked out. The hat-trick is Ronaldo's 33rd in LaLiga. "Hopefully we can fight for every game in all competitions".
Huddersfield starting XI: Lossl, Hadergjonaj, Jorgensen, Schindler, Malone, Hogg, Pritchard, Ince, Mooy, van La Parra, Mounie. Every game should be treated as a cup final", Howe, whose side are four points ahead of Huddersfield , said.
While speaking on the occasion of foundation stone-laying ceremony, Modi said, "A temple is an agent of peace and harmony". India is today the largest importer of Israeli arms in the world, accounting for 41 per cent of the latter's arms sales.
Morales was honored during the meal, attended by about 200 people, for his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem told Al-Monitor that the United States' and Israel's goals concur in the deal.
Kim Jong Un invites SKorea pres for talks
She was promoted a year ago to the country's Politburo, the senior body of North Korea's communist party, as an alternate member. Moon went on to cite the example of the 1991 World Table Tennis Championships, where the two Koreas fielded a joint team.
USA confirms Tillerson to visit Turkey
Tillerson is expected to meet various senior officials on the margins of both meetings before leaving the region February 16. Tillerson will meet with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri.
Tonga braces for Cyclone Gita
The storm is now a Category 4, and forecasters expect it could grow to a Category 5 by the time it strikes Tonga Monday night. In American Samoa, the governor, Lolo Matalasi Maliga, said there was extensive damage to homes and utilities.
JB Hi-Fi whiteware exit hurts 1H earnings
On a brighter note, the company's online sales in New Zealand jumped 90 per cent to $4.8m and are now almost 4pc of total sales. In 2016 JB Hi-Fi acquired white goods retailer The Good Guys for $870 million, which Murray said has been progressing well.
Paul Pierce Gets No. 34 Retired By Celtics
Pierce figured the festivities, which followed Boston's game against Cleveland, would toy with his emotions, and he was right. Everyone came out for the occasion, including former teammates Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo .
Canada medals but Nicholson comes up short
Canadian snowboarders Max Parrot and Mark McMorris won Canada's first medals of the Pyeongchang Olympics . This was the best run I could put down at the right moment and now it's the judges' decision.