Infrastructure Response to Coronavirus Full Steam Ahead

Politico cites Senior Fellow Marc Scribner on the prospect of a transportation infrastructure stimulus package:

But the concept is already facing opposition from the right. “This is a recipe for some of the most wasteful log rolling we would ever see,” said Marc Scribner, a senior fellow at the conservative Competitive Enterprise Institute, citing a panicked legislature and executive branch focused on how many zeroes get added on the price tag. There’s no evidence that infrastructure investment is a good short-term economic stimulus, and we know little about what travel and infrastructure use will look like a year down the road, Scribner told POLITICO.

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