By David May
This is in response to your August 2 editorial “Infrastructure should be center of economic recovery.” Does “shovel ready” ring a bell? We poured a tremendous amount of money into infrastructure and got a precipitous decline in infrastructure quality. How could this be? There is a simple answer. The economy is not growing and resultant tax collections that could be dedicated to infrastructure are unavailable at city, state, and national levels. Another round of infrastructure stimulus will be about as productive as it was last time.
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