Infrastructure: “Bank” On It?

What role does infrastructure-spending play in our economic recovery?  Both sides agree it’s important to have a strong national infrastructure in place, but how do we do it without further contributing to the culture of earmarks and pork barrel spending that voters despise?  In this series, we examine the idea of creating an independent infrastructure bank, controlling spending at a time of great national debt, and ensuring the money is targeted to true “shovel ready” projects.