Viewpoint: The Promise of “America Fast Forward” Bonds

In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama returned to his familiar refrain of calling for more investment in infrastructure to boost the nation’s economy. He spelled out two ideas for investment that echoed proposals in his 2011 jobs bill: a “Fix-It-First” package of near-term spending on “urgent repairs,” and a long-term “Partnership to Rebuild America” to attract private capital for new infrastructure upgrades (and casting a very wide net by naming ports, pipelines, and schools as examples).


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