On this week's conversation, Paul talks to Marc Scribner. Marc
is a Senior Transportation Policy Analyst with the Reason
Foundation, a free-market think tank.
Marc and Paul discuss the ongoing debate in Washington
over various "infrastructure" bills. They discuss infrastructure
and transportation more broadly and how it is funded. Finally,
a new policy brief Marc wrote about America's freight
in which he discusses their tremendous economic
in New Mexico
), the fact that these railroads build and
maintain their own infrastructure, the Staggers Act which
deregulated freight rail 40 years ago, and the Biden
Administration's efforts to reimpose regulation on America's
freight rail network.