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Meet Mitch Daniels, Big Spender

Carol Polsgrove | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics
Carol Polsgrove

The idea that possible presidential candidate Mitch Daniels represents fiscal restraint sounds like hogwash to opponents of three pricey projects moving forward on his watch as governor of Indiana.

Bloomington Bulldozer: Indiana DOT Shoves I-69 Down College Town's Throat

Carol Polsgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carol Polsgrove

Two visions of the future collided on the doorstep of my Indiana town, Bloomington, this past week. One was a bicycle rider on a rails-to-trails bikeway, the other a semi-trailer truck hurtling down an interstate.

Indiana Farmers Fear a Cost-Cutting Plan to Carry I-69 Across a Floodplain on a Causeway

Carol Polsgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carol Polsgrove

Pressed for funds to cover the cost of building the controversial I-69 extension through southern Indiana, the state DOT wants to cut corners by running a causeway across a floodplain.

A Big Road Through a Little Refuge: I-69 Threatens Endangered Species

Carol Polsgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carol Polsgrove

Like hundreds of other Hoosiers against running I-69 through the Patoka Refuge, I can't help but think that something more than soil is being eroded: our faith in democracy.