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“3I” Series on Infrastructure Ideas and Innovation: Asset Inventories

Infrastructure / January 22, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

The first event of the series will look at leading public-sector efforts to put asset management concepts into municipal government practices

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Henry Cisneros: Congress must preserve private bonds to pay for infrastructure

Infrastructure / News December 14, 2017

It is vital that Congress preserve an important vehicle for harnessing private investment into our nation’s aging infrastructure.

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Ed Rendell: This is the only solution to fixing America’s crumbling infrastructure

Infrastructure / News December 5, 2017

It’s time to face up to the very clear reality that long-term infrastructure spending cannot compete in an operating budget.

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Trent Lott and Jason Grumet: How to fix our $350 billion disaster relief problem

Infrastructure / News November 10, 2017

Major hurricanes and wildfires show how unprepared we are for natural disasters, which is why Congress must reform our response systems.

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Let’s Start with Better Floodplain Maps

Jake Varn / Blog November 8, 2017

From infrastructure to housing, the floodplain maps serve as the foundation for natural disaster planning, management, insurance, and mitigation policies.

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Rural America looks to Trump to help with crumbling infrastructure

Infrastructure / News October 16, 2017

Sarah Kline, a fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center focused on infrastructure, said policymakers should be looking at helping rural regions in a more holistic way.

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Puerto Rico and the Complicated Path to Disaster Recovery

Jake Varn / Blog September 29, 2017

Puerto Rico’s recovery will require long-term technical expertise to build, operate, and manage any new systems.

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BPC Statement on Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships

Infrastructure / Press Release September 27, 2017

BPC statement on the importance of public-private partnerships in filling the nation’s infrastructure gap.

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New White Paper Explores Water Affordability Challenges

Infrastructure / Press Release September 7, 2017

BPC’s Water Task Force offers policy options to ensure that disadvantaged communities have equitable access to critical water services.

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Hurricane Harvey and the Critical Importance of Stormwater Infrastructure

Jake Varn / Blog September 5, 2017

Any city, no matter how well-prepared, would have been overwhelmed by Hurricane Harvey, but it was Houston’s old and aging infrastructure that left it uniquely exposed.

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