America has an infrastructure backlog totaling more than $4 trillion, in part because the current permitting process is so ludicrous. It can take more than a decade for major projects.
President Trump vows to drain the swamp in Washington and everyone agrees that there’s problem on the Potomac. Every president since Jimmy Carter has vowed to clear it out, but somehow the red tape has gotten thicker.
We all know Washington is broken. So, how about we moved Washington out of Washington?
New York and New Jersey are facing what Senator Charles Schumer called “Transportation Armageddon.” Luckily there’s a solution that will fix everything… but it’s going to take several years and billions of dollars just to get permission.
Something has gone terribly wrong. An overgrown jungle of complex laws has created stagnation in our country, and removed people’s ability to exercise judgement and common sense.