Daniels speaks before Congress on national infrastructure challenges

June 26, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue President Mitch Daniels testified on June 25 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, emphasizing the need for quicker and more cost-effective approaches to infrastructure improvement projects. He touted the benefits of public-private partnerships and regulatory efficiency when approving and completing such projects.

Daniels was joined by Shailen Bhatt, executive director of the Colorado Department of Transportation; David Narefsky, a partner and co-leader for the Infrastructure Practice Group; and Baruch Feigenbaum, assistant director of transportation policy for the Reason Foundation.

Video of the testimony is available at http://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=571670eb-5056-a032-52b2-d8407a6f4374

Writer: Charlie Henry, 765-496-2644, cghenry@purdue.edu

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