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Unformatted text preview: n, and increase productivity, Biden said: "Most important, we're creating jobs - good jobs. Construction jobs. Manufacturing jobs. And we're going to be creating them right now. We're going to spur economic development in the future and we're making our communities more livable all in the process." A recent report by Duke University researchers estimated the number of jobs that U.S. rail spending would create: 24,000 construction and manufacturing jobs per $1 billion in capital investment, and 41,000 operation and maintenance jobs per $1 billion in operating investment. In Spain, the government's ambitious push to build Europe's largest high-speed network has created 600,000 jobs in the last five years, according to officials of Adif, the Spanish rail-infrastructure firm.) US High Speed Rail is key to US Competitiveness – studies/jobs Sires, Representative of the House, 11 (Albio, The Hill-blog of Congress, http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-a-budget/149263-making-highspeed-rail-a-national-priority; DKE) {During our nation’s prolonged period of economic challenges,...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2013 for the course PHILOSOPHY 303m taught by Professor Tye during the Fall '12 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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