WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee warned Wednesday that “a national infrastructure bank as proposed” in President Obama’s jobs bill “is dead on arrival in the House of Representatives.”

“If you want a recipe for not getting people to work, adopt that proposal,” Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., said at a hearing titled “National Infrastructure Bank: More Bureaucracy and Red Tape,” held by the subcommittee on highways and transit.

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