David J. Fernandez, shareholder in our financial services section, was quoted in a Law360 article, "Trump, Clinton Tout Infrastructure Spending, With Few Details, on the lack of specifics from both Presidential candidates regarding their plans for fixing the country's infrastructure

“While arguments can be had concerning ‘how much’ should be spent on these projects, the true barometer should be how will the funds be raised and simultaneously, how will they be allocated,” said David Fernandez, a public finance attorney with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC. “Neither candidate has stepped up to the plate in this regard.”


“A bridge is a bridge, and both candidates recognize that the time has come to fix the bridge,” Fernandez said. “The problem is that both candidates are short on substance in addressing the mechanics needed to adequately fund this initiative. There still is time for one or both of the campaigns to bring clarity to this issue. Hopefully, they will do so.”

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