Former CA Governors Speak On Urgent Infrastructure Needs

The four living former state governors call on policymakers to draft a bond initiative to pay for the state's critical infrastructure needs, including its trade transportation infrastructure, and levees in Northern California.

According to the op-ed's introduction, "They support a 'Green Freight Initiative' strategy that reduces environmental impacts and sustains job growth."

"Now is the time to shift our attention to our state’s most critical transportation and water supply infrastructure needs. They demand immediate attention. Inaction risks serious health hazards, job loss, and quite literally disaster to our state water supply."

"But only three days remain in which to craft a statewide strategic infrastructure bond measure for the June ballot."

"California's trade transportation infrastructure, notably the ports, freeways, railroads, and grade-crossings, need priority attention. The levees throughout Northern California must be strengthened to avoid the loss of life and property."

Thanks to Josh Stephens

Full Story: MIR Extra: California's Former Governors on Infrastructure: Let Voters Decide in June


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