leilaworldblog:

This is so true. They really need to fix our infrastructure, and guess what, they’ll be creating mass jobs and industry too. What a concept!

Originally posted on CBS Los Angeles:

The Buck Starts Here

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

The fact is that our aviation, rail and roads are not adequate. They need to be modernized, along with the rest of the United States’ transportation network.

The bad news is that America is in disrepair.

The good news is that fixing it not only puts Americans to work, but it creates a more competitive America and spurs business opportunities.

According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the United States needs to make a $2.2 Trillion investment in infrastructure over five years.

Investing in our infrastructure is also an issue that the biggest spenders on campaigns on both sides of the political aisle support.

The AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce agree on very little, they are…

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