Why infrastructure matters
For U.S. infrastructure, the bad news never ends. The American Society of Civil Engineers gave it a “D” grade. Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum ranked it in 24th place, behind Bahrain, Barbados and Malaysia. It has a major impact on our country’s economic prowess, and job creation. Every single American uses it. And every single American pays for it. So why, in a debate on domestic issues and economic policy, did neither presidential candidate address the drastic decline of our national infrastructure–and how they’re going to fix it?