Updates

Why the Trump Administration is Relying on Public-Private Partnerships to Fund Infrastructure

February 22, 2018 - The Reason Foundation provides commentary on why the Trump administration is relying on P3s to fund infrastructure, saying "P3s allow for necessary infrastructure projects to be completed, without the public sector bearing all the cost," and "they encourage expediency, as the available capital and telent increase."

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More States Turning to Toll Roads To Raise Cash For Infrastructure 

January 18, 2018 - NPR reports that many states are turning to tolling after trying to shore up transportation and infrastructure funding with their own gasoline tax increases. 

"I think the states over time have lost hope in the federal government enacting a real, long-term infrastructure package" says Carl Davis, research director for the non-partisan Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. "And so they've taken matters in their own hands and boosted funding on their own."

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