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Press Release: Reconnecting America Lauds Obama Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment Proposal

Cites potential to bring long-term economic benefits and provide substantial savings to middle-class families

President Obama renewed the call for investment in our nationʼs infrastructure, bringing with him the voices of a bipartisan group of governors, mayors, and policy experts to underscore the urgency of action. The Miller Center for Public Affairsʼ Bipartisan Conference, led by former Secretaries of Transportation Norman Mineta and Samuel Skinner, and the Council of Economic Advisors along with the Department of Treasury, set the groundwork for this discussion with recently released analyses of investment options. The Obama Administration laid out the contours of a proposal designed to deliver concrete benefits to the American people.