Invest in America's Infrastructure

A new report from an advocacy group called Build America's Future argues that investment in U.S. infrastructure is desperately needed to keep the country from falling behind.

An increased gas tax and an infrastructure "bank" are two of the approaches preferred by the bi-partisan group.

Eric Jaffe:

"As for the country's long-term goal, BAF suggests a 10-year national plan that spurs $200 billion a year in infrastructure investment while creating 5 million jobs in the process. A worthy aim, if ever there were one."

Full Story: A Plan to Save U.S. Infrastructure That Might Actually Work

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