Topic: US Economy

New infrastructure projects announced: Is this the right way to boost the economy?

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The White House announced seven major new infrastructure projects to kick off a new program called We Can't Wait for expedited public works. Republican leaders like Chris Christie have praised parts of the initiative, but is it the best way to boost jobs in a flagging economy?
Background article: We Can't Wait: Obama Administration expedites 5 major port projects Today, as part of its We Can't Wait initiative, the Obama Administration announced that 7 nationally and regionally significant infrastructure projects will be expedited ... Read more