Robert Atkinson

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

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Robert Atkinson is president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

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America's bridges, roads and airports are crumbling, but President Trump's trillion dollars for infrastructure isn't really a public works program.

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America's bridges, roads and airports are crumbling, but President Trump's trillion dollars for infrastructure isn't really a public works program.

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