GW WonkCast’s Above the Fold with WRGW Premiers: Infra-structured to Fail?

The GW WonkCast launches its first “Above the Fold” segment, recorded live with GW’s radio station WRGW. co-Hosts Gabe Moss and Erik LaDue join Harris Kay, Robert O’Shaughnessy, and Matthew Williams from the WRGW News team to talk about the President’s proposed plans to revitalize America’s collapsing infrastructure. Erik explains how the administration plans to pay for the upgrades and Gabe says the administration’s infrastructure plan should contain specific provisions to support affordable housing.

Above the Fold: Everyday events in the news are driven by policy in both obvious and unexpected ways. Join the GW WonkCast team live on air with WRGW News to hear where policy and breaking news intersect.

Listen live on Fridays from 6:30-7:00 p.m. on WRGW’s website and on iHeartRadio!


Erik’s Sources:

Presidential Executive Order on Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure, The White House

Scoop: Read the draft White House infrastructure plan, Axios

Trump is going to propose an infrastructure plan tonight. It’s a scam. The Washington Post

Gabe’s Sources:

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin appeared before the Senate Banking Committee to outline the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) annual report. C-SPAN

Trump asks Congress for $1.5T infrastructure bill, but is silent on funding, The Bond Buyer 

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