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John Krieger

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In the Public Interest: The Root Cause of Our Oil Addiction

Posted June 16, 2010 | 08:20:44 (EST)

For decades, we have known the days of cheap and easily accessible oil were numbered. For decades, we've talked and talked about the need to end America's century-long addiction to fossil fuels. And for decades, we have failed to act with the sense of urgency that this challenge requires.


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In The Public Interest: A Jobs Bill That Builds More Jobs, Not More Highways

Posted January 5, 2010 | 15:40:32 (EST)

As everyone knows, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Yet the transportation spending in Congress's latest "jobs bill" looks insanely identical to the spending that went out the door almost a year ago in the American Recovery and...

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In The Public Interest: New Jobs Bill - Groundhog Day for Transportation?

Posted December 17, 2009 | 12:12:47 (EST)

It felt a little like "Groundhog Day" in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, when lawmakers approved the "Jobs for Main Street" package, which includes nearly $40 billion in funding for transportation projects.

While Congress is right to take on the issue of high unemployment, and transportation...

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