The private sector is willing to pay higher user fees to fund transportation infrastructure and is ready to unleash a quarter of a trillion dollars in capital for public-private partnerships, Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue said on Wednesday
Donohue: Private Sector Wants to Pay for Infrastructure
Higher fees and taxes are fine as long as everyone's disposable income increases. If not, it's pretty simple, prices will increase and the economy will be dragged down. If wages don't rise this won't work. People have to be able to afford to pay more or else they won't spend. They won't have the income to be able to spend.
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