In a world that celebrates ‘systems thinking’ and ‘holistic problem solving’, one might think that the United States would be more advanced in how it facilitates and funds a complex problem like transportation. 453 more words
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President Obama came to St Paul to propose an aggressive new investment in transportation infrastructure, $300B over 4 years. It was a good show that messed up traffic throughout the city, which was only fitting. 796 more words
Billboards are going up across the state to send a message to lawmakers.
The Iowa Good Roads Association is behind the $100,000 campaign.
The signs will go up in 18 Iowa communities including Des Moines, Adel, Knoxville, Greenfield and Pella. 50 more words
There was a minor kerfuffle at the hearing the State Legislature’s Revenue Committee held last week. Among other bills, the Committee was taking testimony on a ballot initiative petition that would repeal a change in the tax law that passed last year. 736 more words