America's infrastructure investment is trailing behind rest of world

08/17/11 Robert Lorei
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First up today a new report is raising alarms about infrastructure spending in the us. A new report from Build America's Future says the consequences of continuing to ignore long-term infrastructure needs could have huge consequences for America's future. In a new report released Aug. 8 by Building America's Future -- an advocacy group founded by former Democratic Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, former Republican California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and independent New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Among the findings: In 2005, U.S. infrastructure was ranked first in the world; now it's sitting at number 15. See the full report here

Our guest is Marcia Hale who is President of BAF.

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