Memo to the Next President: Building America's 21st Century Infrastructure
Publication Date: October 2008
Publisher(s): Progressive Policy Institute (U.S.)
Author(s): Jessica Milano
Special Collection: Presidential Advisory
Keywords: Infrastructure investment; Public infrastructure; Presidential transition
Coverage: United States
America's infrastructure is in need of significant repairs, but increased demand cannot be met by tax-based government funds alone. An American Investment Bank would be able to raise funds for infrastructure development, promote public-private partnerships, and allocate funds efficiently without being subject to some of the pitfalls of annual budgeting.