Why We Need A National Infrastructure Bank

Opinion | Norman F. Anderson
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about transportation infrastructure during a visit to the Tappan Zee Bridge in Tarrytown

Infrastructure brings Americans together.

GAO report: federal government not prepared for climate change, risks billions

US | Parker Bunch

Issues include outdated infrastructure and insurance policies

Study: Infrastructure troubles point to huge economic losses - TheDCNF

Daily Caller News Foundation | Betsi Fores

‘If we don’t invest now, Americans pay more in the long run’

The case for a Fast-Track Infrastructure Board

Feature:Opinion | Christopher H. Lee

Hundreds of large infrastructure projects are caught in bureaucratic bottlenecks.

Shovel-ready politics

Opinion | Rick Robinson

Is the president serious about fixing our failing infrastructure? It sure doesn’t seem like it.

The president's road to nowhere

Opinion | Gabriel Roth

The federal government shouldn’t finance infrastructure projects that can be financed commercially.

A 30% cut won't leave transportation in the ditch

Opinion | Randal O'Toole

Why the big transportation spending cut that House Republicans are pushing makes sense.

Senate Democrats calling for new infrastructure package - TheDC

Politics | Alec Jacobs
Tom Harkin

Sen. Tom Harkin predicts that the package may lower the unemployment rate by two points

Texas pushes... electric cars? - AP

Business | interns

Despite its reputation as the oil capital of America, the Lone Star State is building up its electric car infrastructure to prepare for new plug-in vehicles set to hit the market

TheDC on TV: Matt Lewis appears on The Dylan Ratigan Show - TheDC

Politics | The Daily Caller

Matt Lewis discusses the battle over government spending cuts and regulation of the energy business

Puppies, kittens, sunshine and infrastructure

Feature:Opinion | Douglas Holtz-Eakin

The public debate about infrastructure spending is completely unhinged from reality.

Chinese traffic jam, day nine - YAHOO! News

World | interns

A Chinese expressway has become a parking lot for over a week, spanning 62 miles

U.S. program to detect cyber attacks on infrastructure - WSJ

Tech | interns

A new program nicknamed “Perfect Citizen” will detect cyber attacks on U.S. infrastructure

RI recover could take months - CNN

US | interns

Flood-weary residents in Rhode Island surveyed the damage as waters started receding, with officials saying Thursday the long-term recovery could take months

Senate approves jobs bill 70-28 - CNNMONEY.COM

Business | interns

Senators approved a $15 billion job-creation bill on Wednesday, which would give businesses tax breaks for hiring the unemployed and states more money for infrastructure projects

America Needs a Manufacturing Strategy

| AJ

In President Obama’s meeting with Senate Democrats today, Senator Sherrod Brown (OH) pressed the president on why the United States does not have a manufacturing policy. Senator Brown was right to raise the question.

Beware: Cyberattacks are running rampant

Tech | AJ

Critical infrastructure networks around the world are subject to repeated cyberattacks from foreign governments and other high-level adversaries that can be damaging and costly, according to a report McAfee released Thursday

President Obama’s Son of Stimulus: More Costs, Fewer Jobs

| admin

If nothing else, President Barack Obama’s speech at the Brookings Institution proposing a third stimulus reveals his stubborn persistence in trying to demonstrate that liberal economic nostrums based on big spending can work; it just takes a lot of practice to “get it right.” Of course, these multiple practice sessions