The Latest Word in Sacramento is 'Infrastructure'

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USC's Keston Institute for Infrastructure says that "homeland security is about more than terrorism." Just look at New Orleans after Katrina--broken levees, flooded streets, washed out bridges, polluted water and no electricity. Here in earthquake country, critical systems that everybody depends on are dangerously deteriorated. After last week's electoral disaster, Governor Schwarzenegger changed the subject. Now he's talking about a $50 billion bond to fix highways, ports, levees and bridges--just about "everything." But is more debt really the answer? If Californians really care, should they be willing to pay more taxes? We ask a Sacramento journalist, Ventura City Councilman and a municipal debt strategist.
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