Medium: State Leaders: America’s Infrastructure Has No Shortcuts
By Michigan Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, Minnesota Rep. Dave Pinto, and Maine House Transportation Chair Andrew McLean
In a time when Americans seem more divided than ever, there is still one thing we all agree on: our country’s infrastructure is long overdue for an upgrade. Our nation’s aging and inadequate infrastructure has resulted in disasters for communities and states around the country: lead poisoning our water, bridges collapsing, and train crashes ever more frequent. More than anything else, the largest barrier to project completion is a chronic lack of funding.