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Rejecting Scrooge-Like Transportation Budgets in 2014

Edward Wytkind | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics
Edward Wytkind

The good news is that we can change course -- well, that is if the politicians find the will to do so. They must stop the brinksmanship, reject destructive austerity budgets and start investing in a long-term plan.

A Trillion Dollars for Infrastructure Left on the Table

Michael Curley | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Michael Curley

While legislators and policy makers wring their hands over the condition of our nation's infrastructure and waterways, there is over $1 trillion -- conservatively at hand -- to fix the problems.

Amanda Terkel

Tom Coburn Withdraws Gun Amendment On Water Bill | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate rejected a pro-gun amendment that Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) attempted to attach to a water resources bill on Wednesday, which...

Amanda Terkel

Sen. Tom Coburn Pushes Gun Amendments On Water Resources Bill | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) is attempting to attach two pro-gun amendments to a water resources bill that the Senate is scheduled to take ...

New Orleans Ninth-Ward Bayou Needs Funds To Bounce Back

Susan Buchanan | Posted 02.04.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Dec. 3, 2012 issue.) The feds and the state want to see Bayou Bienvenue in the Crescent ...