To Fund Infrastructure, Tax Carbon Emissions

If the midterm elections result in a so-called blue wave, Democrats could lead the push in securing funding for much-needed infrastructure investments. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), America’s infrastructure has a near failing grade of “D+.”ASCE recommends an additional $2 trillion in investments over the next decade, from all levels of governments, to avoid further decline. On the campaign trail, President Trump pledged to fix America’s ailing infrastructure and create thousands of jobs in the process. Instead, he used his first two years to push through his controversial tax bill. Trump’s initial infrastructure plan called...

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