30 Issues: Borrowing for Infrastructure

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: The necessity of borrowing to initiate and maintain essential infrastructure projects. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

 

Open Prep: Questions, Articles, and Links to Get You Started

Key Questions

 

  • Should the government trade infrastructure for debt?
  • What are the major ongoing infrastructure projects across America?
  • Can government projects stimulate job growth? 

What are your key questions on this topic? Post them below and get the conversation going!

 

Guests

Links

ASCE's Report Card on America's infrastructure

Got a Follow Up?

Each Friday we'll be following up on one of that week's issues. Got a particular follow-up question from this conversation? Comment below or tweet us. Tweet to @brianlehrer