Everett Ehrlich is President of ESC Company, a Washington D.C.–based consulting firm, and was Undersecretary of Commerce during the Clinton administration. (October 2008)

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A New Bank to Save Our Infrastructure

These are rare times of ferment in one of the most neglected fields of public policy—the nation’s infrastructure, or what used to be known as public works, including roads, mass transit, bridges, ports and airports, flood control systems, and much else. We have been confronted with spectacular and tragic evidence …