Obama understands nation’s needs as we move ahead

Published 11:35 am Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Moving America forward requires new thinking for a new economy.

Barack Obama clearly understands that strategic investments in America’s infrastructure are critical to our future economic success.

Obama has pledged $60 billion over 10 years to provide financing for infrastructure projects across the nation. These projects will create up to two million new jobs per year and stimulate approximately $35 billion per year in new economic activity.

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As a key center for intrastate commerce with major transportation hubs across the state, this investment is particularly important for Ohio.

Combined with his unprecedented $150 billion investment in alternative energy that would create 5 million green energy jobs, Obama’s plans will jumpstart America’s economy and get this country back on the right track.