There’s no question that an investment in America’s ailing infrastructure—from its failing bridges and roads, to the nation’s faltering energy grid—is long overdue. And the initial investment made to the nation’s newest infrastructure, high-speed internet, was never rolled out in any systematic, holistic fashion.
Last week, President Biden came out with his American Jobs Plan proposal, which hopes to address that need. The $2 trillion price tag seems quite an ask, especially coming as it does so closely on the heels of another roughly $2 trillion American Rescue Plan to address the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Is now the best time to make such a massive investment of our limited tax dollars? But, if not now, when?The case made by the White House in its fact sheet on the plan is a persuasive one:
“The United States of America is the wealthiest country in the world, yet we rank 13th when it comes to the overall quality of our infrastructure. After decades of di...
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