A new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce found that “building new industrial towns is challenging because the infrastructure needed for new businesses is not well-developed, and the federal government’s role in financing new jobs has shrunk.”
According to the report, “There is a lack of state and local incentives for new manufacturing and manufacturing-related investments in our communities,” and that the U,S.
is still “behind many other developed nations.”
The report is the first of its kind to analyze how much infrastructure needs to be built to make it happen.
In the first three years of the Great Recession, the U