May 18, 2023
In our latest episode, released during Infrastructure Week, host and NewDEAL CEO Debbie Cox Bultan talks with Mary Ellen Wiederwohl, President and CEO of Accelerator for America, about her hopes for a transformation of American infrastructure amid major federal investments. A former leader in local government who is passionate about working on the country’s most complicated problems, Mary Ellen digs into the keys to smart implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, including by state and local officials, and how they will determine whether BIL investments reach their potential to revitalize communities. She highlights essential infrastructure projects around the country as she and Debbie talk about how the historic legislation will impact where people live and hopefully change people’s perception of what the government can accomplish. Tune in for an engaging conversation that shows why this Infrastructure Week is a moment to celebrate America's capacity to accomplish big things.