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Many U.S. Bridges Are Unsafe, But Few Agree on Fixes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, politics, infrastructure spending, infrastructure, bridge safety, usa, government )

Cal
- 1184 days ago - npr.org
The collapse of the I-5 bridge in Washington on May 23 has once again raised questions about the state of the nation's infrastructure. But there is no consensus on how to tackle the problem or how to pay for proposed solutions.
Congress: Vote For The Cancel the Sequester Act of 2013 (HR 900) ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, sequestration, food and ag, discretionary programs, budget, economy, education, infrastructure, unemployment, americans, money )

Nancy
- 1274 days ago - signon.org
We must not allow the sequester to be used to force unpopular cuts to Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid benefits through the Congress. The only responsible thing to do is to completely cancel the sequester through legislative action.
U.S. Grows An Industrial Complex Along The Border
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Mexican Border, Border Industrial Complex, equipment, technology, manpower, infrastructure, border fence, Homeland Security, 250 Immigrant Detention Centers, SBI-Net debacle, Mexican immigration boom over, colossal waste of money )

Judy
- 1445 days ago - npr.org
As federal budgets shrink and illegal immigration ebbs, experts say that there's no end in sight for the growth of the border-industrial complex.
They Didn't Build That!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2012, GOP Greed, GOP Lies, Infrastructure, Video )

TomCat
- 1466 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment (if C2 permits)
OP-ED: My Jobs Plan: A Trillion Dollars For Infrastructure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, obama, news, usa, jobs, infrastructure )

Cal
- 1822 days ago - motherjones.com
What's also common knowledge is that manufactured outrage over the deficit aside, the federal government can currently borrow money for free. Actually, it's even better than that: It can borrow money at negative interest rate
2010 Florida Amendment 4: Direct Democracy Vs. Special Interests and Big Biz
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Florida, developers, land exploitation, greed, special interests, democracy, eminent domain, taxes, infrastructure, uncontrolled expansion, destroying greenspace, controlling growth, one person-one vote )

IE
- 2168 days ago - citrusdaily.com
The question before voters in Citrus County and throughout Florida on Nov. 2 will be whether to let voters decide land-use issues, or to let local governments continue make those decisions - with pressure from developers looking to make quick money.
HOT!!! New Change.Org Petition Has Caught On Fire!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: jobs, unemployment, congress, america, americans, news, change.org, petition, obama, democrats, republicans, business, economy, economic-crisis, ethics, legislation, activists, infrastructure, bridges, dams, highways, construction, engineering, government )

PinkMindy
- 2228 days ago - tinyurl.com
In just three days my new change.org petition has received 194 signatures, has received compliments, and most importantly 7 top recruiters have joined this critical cause. This petition is truly inspirational to the seeking of real change in America!
Death Toll Expected to Rise at U.S. Bridge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: highways, bridgecollapse, infrastructure, failureofgovernment, Mississippi, disaster, government, congress )

Dave
- 3313 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Rescuers pulled more bodies from the swirling brown waters of the Mississippi River on Thursday in what authorities said would be a slow and dangerous recovery operation after the worst U.S. bridge collapse in more than 20 years. There was no immediate
America's Infrastructure Dangers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bushadministration, government, politics, infrastructure )

Pamela
- 3314 days ago - getinvolved.pointofview316.com
" a bridge in America just shouldn't fall down" -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota. This is a collection of article excerpts dating back to 2003 on America's infrastructure dangers,
   

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