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Matt Sledge

Offshore Drilling: House Republicans Offer Old Idea As New Infrastructure Solution

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Responding to President Obama's call in the American Jobs Act for increased infrastructure spending, House Republicans are offering up a...

A New Debt Ceiling Proposal: a Future Fund

Michael Likosky | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

The idea of shared sacrifice as a public value is fine. However, why should many Americans, who have become accustomed to shouldering most of the sacrifice, get excited about taking on additional burdens?

Let Wave Two Begin -- Obama, Geithner and an Infrastructure Bank

Michael Likosky | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

In a time of budgetary crisis, an Infrastructure Bank can finance an infrastructure platform for surge manufacturing.

Fareed Zakaria's Republican Case for a National Infrastructure Bank

Michael Likosky | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

Zakaria begins to make the case for Republican and Tea Party support. Let's flesh it out a bit.

America: 21st Century's First Emerging Economy

Michael Likosky | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

By most accounts, our representatives in Washington will find a way of raising the debt ceiling to avert financial crisis. However, our deficit is not going away anytime soon.

From Shared Sacrifice to Shared Prosperity

Michael Likosky | Posted 07.28.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

Today, we would rather bicker amongst ourselves than find ways of working together as a team to open up the economy, and rapidly grow our pie. As a result, we find ourselves embracing a no-jobs in our back yard philosophy.

Kerry's American Infrastructure Bank

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

Today, a rare thing happened in the United States Senate. A major bill was unveiled aiming to invest in America's infrastructure.