They range from approving the keystone oil pipeline

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Unformatted text preview: pushed by the House. They range from approving the Keystone oil pipeline from Canada to giving utilities more flexibility in how they dump coal ash.) Contention 2: Competitiveness Current transportation investment goes to maintaining the current highway system. This focus kills US economic competitiveness BAF Ed Fund, bipartisan coalition of elected officials focused on US investment in infrastructure, 2011 [Building America’s Future Educational Fund, “Building America’s Future – Falling Apart and Falling Behind,” Transportation Infrastructure Report] SM In stark contrast to our most agile and aggressive foreign competitors, the U.S. stands increasingly alone in our failure to reorient our transportation spending according to a new forward-looking vision that could build a transportation network fit for a 21st-century economy. Without a similarly strategic plan of attack to create a state-of-the-art transportation network, the U.S. will be left far behind. This striking lack o...
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