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According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, the nation has a backlog of someĀ $3.6 trillionĀ in overdue infrastructure maintenance. No one in Congress seriously proposes that we just abandon our crumbling roads and bridges, and everyone agrees that the repair cost will grow sharply the longer we wait.
19.2 million people in the euro area were jobless in May, an increase of 67,000 from April