Government

Remember this when you hear rhetoric about infrastructure 

In 2009 the Obama administration dropped $800 billion of taxpayer cash known as the stimulus package, but as of last year a piddling $30 billion had been spent on transportation infrastructure. One reason the projects proved not as “shovel ready” as promised is that proposals must undergo extensive environmental and permitting reviews … [taking an] average six years for a major highway project to be approved. John Goodman, Forbes

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