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Unformatted text preview: , are private — Singapore and Hong Kong.38 27 | P a g e States CP BDL The federal government cannot afford to expand its infrastructure spending because of today's massive deficits. Many states are also in a budget squeeze. Fortunately, the global trend is toward partly or fully privatizing the financing and ownership of infrastructure. U.S. policymakers should study the recent innovations in infrastructure investment, and then start unloading the financing and ownership of our infrastructure to the private sector. 28 | P a g e States Counterplan Answers States CP Aff BDL States Counterplan Answers – Table of Contents Solvency No Solvency – State Funding Not Stable ........................................................................................... 2-4 No Solvency – Uniformity ...................................................................................................................... 5 No Solvency – Uniformity Ext................................................................................................................ 6 No Solvency – Federal Government Key Generic ................................................................................ 7 No Solvency – Race to the Bottom ....................................................................................................... 8 Permutation – Generic .......................................................................................................................... 9 States Disadvantages Stimulus DA ........................................................................................................................................ 10 States Racism Turn ............................................................................................................................ 11 Massachusetts Spending DA – Shell ............................................................................................. 12-14 Massachusetts Spending DA – Extensions......................................................................................... 15 Federal Government Good/States Bad Answers to: Federal Funding Inefficient .............................................................................................. 16 Answers to: States are Laboratories ................................................................................................... 17 Answers to: State Leadership Good ................................................................................................... 18 Answers to: Federalism Net Benefit .................................................................................................... 19 1|Page States CP Aff BDL No Solvency – State Funding Not Stable [___] [___] States will cut-back even more as the economy slows Washington Post, 2012 (March 21, Why Can’t We just Leave Infrastructure Spending to the States?,” http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/why-cant-we-just-leave-infrastructure-spendingto-the-states/2012/03/21/gIQ...
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