1. Invest in projects that benefit local communities rather than line Wall Street pockets

  2. Create good jobs and provide pathways to employment

  3. Target funds to communities where they will have the greatest socioeconomic return

Three Ways to Ensure That an Infrastructure Plan Benefits Workers, Not Wall Street

Investing in infrastructure is crucial for the nation’s competitiveness and long-term economic growth. President-elect Donald Trump has indicated that rebuilding America’s infrastructure will be one of his first priorities upon taking office. Unfortunately, the plan he has put on the table would provide enormous tax breaks to elite Wall Street investors instead of real dollars to communities facing significant infrastructure needs.

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