Illinois Lawmakers Push Reforms to Gain Control of Highway Authority's Budget
- Study reveals S.C. will need $2 billion more over next two decades. // Roads & Bridges;Jun2009, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p17
The article focuses on a report released by the S.C. Alliance to Fix Our Roads which showed that more money will be needed yearly in the state of South Carolina. The organization calls on lawmakers to find additional money to improve infrastructure in the state. The report also reveals that...
- Tolling Trucking's Alarm Bells. // Traffic World;1/24/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 4, p14
The article reports that keeping onerous tolling provisions out of the next highway bill is at the top of the American Trucking Associations' to-do list this year, along with preventing new truck size or weight limits from being introduced through the overdue bill. Tolling talk gained momentum...
- Washington Observer. Ichnniowski, Tom; Winston, Sherie // ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/28/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 8, p9
This article focuses on the White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove and Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta have told industry and labor groups that $284 billion is the administration's ceiling for a highway and transit bill. At a February 17 Eisenhower Executive Office Building meeting,...
- Arena exit debated. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;6/24/96, Vol. 14 Issue 26, p3
Reports on the arguments of the Heartside Planning Coalition against the proposed northbound United States Highway 131 arena exit in Grand Rapids. Efforts to contract city commissioners to make their feelings known over the proposal; Plans for the Grand Rapids City Commission to discuss the...
- ALEC's Legislative Bawdy Home. HIGHTOWER, JIM // Progressive Populist;7/1/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p3
The article claims that the insidious agenda of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a secretive, corporate-funded, state policy front group, is driven by a private enterprise board and reveals that legislators play a role in ALEC's corporate bawdy house.
- Cops on hiatus? Gillespie, Nick // Reason;Apr97, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p17
Reports on the effects of hiring police officers under the program Community Oriented Policing Services of the Violent Crime Control and Enforcement Act of 1994. Percentage of the police officers' wage that will be paid by the federal government; How the program affects the resources of local...
- Limbering up to 'liberate creativity' // Music Week;3/27/2010, Issue 12, p2
The article reports on the invitation of ministers and Members of Parliament (MPs) for the launch of UK Music's "Liberating Creativity" report on March 29, 2010 in Great Britain.
- No Need for Speed. Weigel, David // Reason;Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p14
The article discusses how the planned community of Sunriver, Oregon was able to liberate itself from enforcing state traffic regulations. The Sunriver Owners Association exercised its right to reduce the road regulations in the five-square-mile community since the roads are considered their...
- Call for UK road tolls. // International Construction;Jul98, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p7
Reports on the Refined Bitumen Association's call on the British government to introduce a usage-based road charge to fund the maintenance of the region's national and local road networks.