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Infrastructure in the News 8.16.16

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CBS News: How Trump and Clinton would rebuild creaky infrastructure

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-trump-and-clinton-would-rebuild-creaky-infrastructure/

It's one thing Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton unambiguously agree on: Roads, bridges, airports and other U.S. infrastructure assets are in woeful condition.

The Hill: U.S. Department of Transportation traffic formula stuck in the 1950s

Infrastructure in the News 8.15.16

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The Spectrum: Report: transportation tax could ease congestion

http://www.thespectrum.com/story/news/2016/08/14/report-transportation-tax-could-ease-congestion/88727734/=

Infrastructure in the News 8.11.16

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Wall Street Journal: Will Republicans Embrace Clinton's Infrastructure Plans?

http://www.wsj.com/video/will-republicans-embrace-clinton-infrastructure-plans/C53F83CB-32D9-4C13-94F4-7E38549177A4.html

Infrastructure in the News 8.12.16

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The Hill: Clinton touts $275B infrastructure plan to help create jobs

http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/291165-clinton-looks-to-infrastructure-for-job-creation

Infrastructure in the News 8.10.16

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Politico: The problem with Clinton and Trump's infrastructure plans

http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2016/08/clinton-trump-infrastructure-construction-workers-000183

Infrastructure in the News 8.9.16

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Politico: The problem with Clinton and Trump's infrastructure plans

http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2016/08/clinton-trump-infrastructure-construction-workers-000183

Infrastructure in the News 8.8.16

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New York Times; We’re in a Low-Growth World. How Did We Get Here?

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/07/upshot/were-in-a-low-growth-world-how-did-we-get-here.html?mwrsm=Email

One central fact about the global economy lurks just beneath the year’s remarkable headlines: Economic growth in advanced nations has been weaker for longer than it has been in the lifetime of most people on earth.

Infrastructure in the News 8.5.16

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The New York Times (AP): Amtrak: New Locomotives Have Cut Delays Nearly 25 Percent

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/08/04/us/ap-us-amtrak-new-locomotives.html?_r=0

The introduction of 70 new locomotives on Amtrak's most heavily traveled line three years ago has contributed to a reduction in engine-related delays of nearly 25 percent, the national passenger railroad said Thursday.

Infrastructure in the News 8.4.16

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The New York Times: Clinton Campaign Studying Alternative to U.S. Ethanol Mandate

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2016/08/03/us/politics/03reuters-usa-election-clinton-ethanol.html?_r=0

Infrastructure in the News 8.3.16

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The Washington Post: Amtrak passengers just dodged a major bullet

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/dr-gridlock/wp/2016/08/02/amtrak-passengers-just-dodged-a-major-bullet/

Amtrak riders scored a significant victory last week, and most of them don’t even know it.