In Delaware, we give away tens of millions to companies like Fisker Automotive and Bloom Energy. Bloom Energy has increased its hidden surcharge to Delaware’s electric customers from 67 cents a month in January to 3 dollars and 83 cents next month. This could amount to a total subsidy in the hundreds of millions over the next 10 years. Bloom promises to create 900 jobs. As a downpayment, Bloom is advertising 10 jobs currently. What if that money were invested in a Delaware infrastructure bank? Imagine a fund to help rebuild our old water infrastructure and make our power more reliable. Imagine a fund that would build physical infrastructure like our local airports in each county. Kent could become a cargo hub for less than a million dollars according to my sources. Several industries have passed on us because our water infrastructure is insufficient. We waste a great deal of water of leaky pipes that could create jobs. Oddly enough we have millions to set aside for golf courses, riverfronts, bike paths, and other projects that may be worthy, but should fall behind basic infrastructure. When you pay 180,000,000 to 250,000,000 dollars in higher electric rates to subsidize an out of state company with a promise but no obligation to create local jobs, ask yourself should we instead focus on infrastructure that enables equal opportunity job creation without the government being required to guess the future?