President’s State of the Union Focuses on Infrastructure; EPA Begins Task of Standing up New Water Finance Center
President Obama delivered a strong State of the Union address last night touting infrastructure investment as a bipartisan issue. Specifically, the President stated that: “21st century businesses need 21st century infrastructure — modern ports, stronger bridges, faster trains and the fastest internet. Democrats and Republicans used to agree on this. So let's set our sights higher than a single oil pipeline. Let's pass a bipartisan infrastructure plan that could create more than thirty times as many jobs per year, and make this country stronger for decades to come." NACWA and the Value of Water Coalition have been focused on making the nexus between infrastructure and job creation more clear and NACWA will continue to work with the Administration on any[…]Read more...