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Maddow Gives Props to Vermont's Aggressive Infrastructure Push After Irene

Infrastructure investment is a great economic stimulus, not to mention the fact that it has a tangible effect on improving people's lives. but whenever it comes up nationally, it's treated as controversial. Well not so in hurricane-ravaged Vermont which has made a huge push for repairs after a number of roads, houses and towns were washed away by flooding. With national disaster relief budgets up in the air due to  politics, it's nice to see a state getting things done.

Rachel Maddow ran a brief but encouraging segment on Vermont's efforts last night.

Watch below.

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AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at September 16, 2011, 3:48am

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