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Pipeline Politics: The Keystone Distraction

The decision by Senate and House Republicans to make approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline their first legislative priority has a decidedly retro feel. Much…

U.S. Investment Heroes of 2014: Investing at Home in a Connected World

In this era of globalization, goods, services, money, people, and data all cross national borders with ease. Indeed, connectedness to the rest of the world…

Jobs in the Australian App Economy

Is Australia ready for the digital economy? This is obviously a subject of great debate, intertwined with decisions about investments in the National Broadband Network…

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Wall Street Journal: A Disconnect on Municipal Broadband

Should city governments get into the Internet service business, competing with the likes of Verizon, AT&T and Comcast for the right to pipe the Web…

The Hill: The Keystone distraction

The Senate will vote soon on what the GOP has made their top legislative priority: expedited approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Given the realities of today’s crude oil market,…

How private investment is saving America’s infrastructure

On August 3, 2014, the first cars drove the new and much-needed Port of Miami Tunnel. The project broke ground in 2010 and was intended to…

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Obama’s Muni Broadband Initiative: Bad Economics, Bad Politics

Here are some staggering statistics: Since 2006, state and local real investment in highways and streets has fallen by 22%.  Their spending on sewer systems,…

Where Government is Working

With the federal government in gridlock, cities step into the breach. Welcome to New Orleans, city of the future. Wait, New Orleans? The decadent old…

Obama Goes Big on Infrastructure

President Obama’s new budget proposes a bold, $300-billion push to modernize the nation’s aging and inadequate transportation systems over the next four years. Here at…

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Jul
3
Mandel to speak at The Internet of Everything Summit in Rome
Roma Eventi-Fontana di Trevi Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Piazza della Pilotta, 4
May
14
Carew to Speak at America's Infrastructure Opportunity: Bridging the Financing Gap Event
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room HVC-201, Washington DC
Mar
11
Investing in Jobs and Infrastructure: Twin Keys for Metro Growth
Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC
Jan
29
The Open Internet: Where Do We Go From Here?
Sofitel Hotel Paris Ballroom, Washington, DC
Oct
6