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Obama Seeks To Restore Crumbling Federal Buildings
Obama Unveiling New Infrastructure Plan
Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr.
Author and former head of the Signal Corps
Our critical infrastructure has not received the attention it needs for decades and as a result today our efforts to rejuvenate economic growth are compromised by clogged highways and railroads, unsafe bridges, inadequate airports and outmoded river locks and harbors.
Sorry Acela Elites, This Budget Deal Is Not For You
Obama's Vision For High-Speed Rail Is In Danger Of Stalling Out
Obama Promoting Key Agenda Plan
Highways, Flyways and Personal Freedom
Scientist and former White House Senior Policy Analyst; Ph.D. ...
Most Americans have long forgotten that the roads we all take for granted have a rich history that reverberates even today in the current budget debacle and fight over sequestration.
A National Infrastructure Bank
Fmr. President of the National Association of Manufacturers
Our economy is built upon our infrastructure that is in clear need of investment. And that investment will create jobs in a time when new jobs are hard to find.
Hey, House GOP: We Need to (Re)Build Bridges, Not Burn Them
Amy B. Dean
Fellow, Century Foundation; Co-author, 'A New New Deal: How Re...
Here we have an investment that would repair the beating heart of America -- its roads, airports, bridges, transit systems and energy grid -- and House Republicans would rather skip it and go golfing with their funders.
Why Obama's Promise Won't Deliver
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In Exit Interview, Ray LaHood Warns Congress To Loosen The Purse Strings
Unemployment: Why Still So High?
Editor and Publisher, PopularEconomics.com
What will bring U.S. back to full employment is a big question among economists. The problem is that the 155,000 new jobs per month in 2012 isn't enough to either absorb new entrants, or those that have lost jobs. Only the investment of more money grows a sluggish economy.
Obama's Not So New Deal
Founder of Silva Brand
The truth is that top-down government spending is as old as capitalism and not an invention that starts with Roosevelt and the WPA of the 1930s.
Infrastructure Problems In U.S. Go Far Beyond Dollars
Jobless Protesters Occupy Mitch McConnell's Office As Congress Dithers On Jobs
Why It's Time to Declare War on Unemployment
Marc H. Morial
President and CEO, National Urban League
Just as Lyndon Johnson would declare War on Poverty, just Nixon would declare War on Drugs, just as Bush would declare War on Terrorism, it is time for this country declare War on Unemployment.
Republican Jobs Proposal Gets Law Wrong, Transportation Department Says
Obama To Call For Extension Of Transportation Funds Currently Set To Expire
Our Crumbling Infrastructure: This Time, It's Personal
Fmr. Obama administration economist; CNBC and MSNBC contributor
To ignore needed public investments based on anti-spending ideology is to create an infrastructure deficit much more worrisome and damaging to the long-term economic well-being of this nation than the federal budget deficit.
A Sputnik Moment for Smart Growth
CEO, Smart Growth America
In his State of the Union address, President Obama laid out strategies for better education, better energy production, better transportation and better job creation. All of these strategies are key to a stronger American economy.
Will Obama's Plan for Fixing America's Transportation Infrastructure Be Enough?
Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program; Director, Infrastr...
President Obama's plan for fixing America's badly-worn transportation infrastructure is not, as some critics have asserted, simply throwing more taxpayer money down the rabbit hole.
Michael Bennet Opposed Obama's Proposed $50 Billion Infrastructure
What a Second Stimulus Should -- and Shouldn't -- Look Like
Newspaper columnist, radio host (AM760), bestselling author
Sure, it's great that the president is talking about spending $50 billion on infrastructure. But when $50 billion is put up against double that amount in corporate tax cuts, it seems the administration's priorities are all screwed up.
$50B Infrastructure Plan: Make it Open Source and Transparent
Co-founder of Architecture for Humanity and the Open Architect...
Obama noted this plan "will change the way Washington spends your tax dollars." Given it's our tax dollars, I want to make a request. Let's have an online system through which the government can articulate success to the broader population.
Obama Assails GOP, Promotes Jobs In Labor Day Speech
Obama Touts Main Street Success As Wall Street Plunges
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