National Infrastructure Initiative: Is It An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

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  • Focus: Should the bank be narrowly targeted to surface transport or broadly structured to all forms of infrastructure? How could it be made certain that the most important projects are selected?
  • Financing: Where would the funds come from? Would this purely be a play by the federal government or would there to be a mix of public and private investment? How could it be ensured that there would be an appropriate market-rate return on the public’s investment?
  • Federal overreach: How would a bank be structured and managed? Would this be the federal government taking over roles and responsibilities that belong at the state and local levels?

Frank Islam is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. Ed Crego is a management consultant. Both are leaders of the 21st century citizenship movement.

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