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  •  Why is Martin County proposing a one-cent sales tax for infrastructure?
    Why is Martin County proposing a one-cent sales tax for infrastructure ?
    When it comes to the proposed one-cent sales tax in Martin County, it makes you think that what Charlie Crist said at the final debate on Tuesday, October 21st is true. The fact that some Republicans in political public office have refused to work...
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    Falling Behind
    The Ginsberg family just returned from a lovely vacation in beautiful, sunny Spain.We visited architectural wonders such as the Alhambra in Granada and Cordoba’s Great Mosque, the Mezquita, whose beauty so awed Christians that they built...
  • Obama urges Congress to pass highway fund bill
    Obama urges Republicans to pass infrastructure investment bill
    On Tuesday in a speech at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Va. U.S. President Barack Obama called on republicans in Congress to work alongside democrats in order to pass a common sense long-term infrastructure repair bill...
  • Council passes Capital Improvement plan after lengthy debate
    Council passes Capital Improvement plan after lengthy debate
    On Wednesday July 11, Houston City Council's debate on the Capital Improvement Plan was similar to the prior week's lengthy budget debate. The Capital Improvement Plan deals specifically with infrastructure, repairs, drainage, and similar...
  • Tappan Zee Bridge
    With Highway Trust Fund on brink, Obama pushes for bold GROW AMERICA plan
    With all this back-and-forth about Boehner threatening to sue President Obama for acting where the Republicans have refused and the President daring Boehner to sue him for doing the people's business, the clearest example of Congress'...
  • Multigenerational canoe trip
    It's Summer Vacation time: Take a trip: It's good for you, good for the economy
    When my Dad was 72 and by then had been working for the same company for 60 years, since he was 12, he would joke that he didn’t want to retire because he enjoyed his vacations too much.Sure enough he delighted in planning out his annual Big...
  • Highway trust fund will be broke in August
    Highway trust fund will be broke in August
    Get ready to crumble. The federal highway trust fund, which finances upwards of 80 percent of all highway and transportation infrastructure projects, will be out of money in August. On top of that, the government’s authority to collect the...
  • Communications
    What's up there, and who pays for that?
    The political angle on this story is about who pays for satellites and services. Trending is toward commercial companies, and yet there are government policies looking out for rural citizens too.If you are as obsessed as CNN about finding the...
  • Future Internet
    Smart City Web Technology
    Modern cities are transforming. Urban environments depend not only on physical infrastructure but are increasingly integrating improved knowledge communications and social infrastructure to expand sustainability efforts. The evolution of...
  • Wires
    Power lines to go underground
    Get ready for more infrastructural improvements to the District of Columbia.On Monday Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed abillto put place primary power lines underground as an added measure to prevent power outages during extreme weather....
  • Houston City Council annexes 460,000 acres,  spends 12M in 5 minutes
    Houston City Council annexes 460,000 acres, spends 12M in 5 minutes
    At an what may have been a record-setting 5-minute regular City Council meeting Wednesday February 12, Houston City Council voted unanimously to annex about 460,000 acres in Municipal Utility Districts and authorized over $12 million in street and...
  • Gov. Kasich and Ohio legislative leaders
    Ohio officials ask voters to approve $1.9B to 'shine up' public works projects
    The list of speakers was long and the festival of love among the policy class was virtually boundless Wednesday in the Ohio Statehouse, where Gov. John R. Kasich said spending on public work projects like roads, bridges, water and sewers is needed...
  • Southwest Light Rail open house in St. Louis Park
    Southwest Light Rail open house in St. Louis Park
    A Southwest Light Rail open house event sponsored by the Metropolitan Council at the St. Louis Park Recreational Center January 9, 2014. Over two-hundred souls packed the meeting room at the center to give their feedback to the Met Council and its...
  • Dams to the waters
    End the endless red tape of federalism
    Bureaucracy is at its best when it restricts, delays, or grinds something that’s good to a halt. Our big government is good at it, but it’s time to end the endless red tape that ends progress toward a better America.A Wall Street...
  • Senator Rand Paul
    Paul: 'Let companies bring money home ... put tax proceeds into infrastructure'
    The last time he had the opportunity, Senator Rand Paul explained this weekend,he told the President that "there are some things we can agree on."An interview done on the Sunday news showABC's Meet the Press, gave Paul the chance to...