coal mine en Networks Use Bridge Tragedy to Build Support for Higher Taxes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The tragic <st1:state w:st="on">Minnesota</st1:state> bridge collapse on August 1 prompted the media to call for higher taxes and $1.6 trillion in spending – which would enlarge the very government that has failed to maintain <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">U.S.</st1:place></st1:country-region> infrastructure.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “It’s estimated that updating all the nation’s infrastructure would cost, and this is a tough number to get your head around, $1.6 trillion,” said Nancy Cordes on the August 3 “Early Show.” </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Brian Ross CBS Evening News coal mine Early Show Elizabeth Vargas I-35 W infrastructure Katie Couric Lisa Myers Lou Dobbs Meredith Vieira Minneapolis bridge collapse Murray Energy Corporation Nancy Cordes NBC Privatization Sago Mine Sharyl Attkisson Thomas Sowell Today World News Tonight Wed, 08 Aug 2007 19:59:21 +0000 admin 25409 at