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Orlando Sentinel: Healthy infrastructure key to jobs, economy – column

Opinion piece by Paula Dockery in the Orlando Sentinel (3/31/16 edition) argues healthy infrastructure is critical to a strong economy in Florida and across the country. It also requires significant investment from all levels of government. Unfortunately, Dockery says our current infrastructure is outdated and unsafe. John Oliver made a […]

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71% of Lake County voters approve infrastructure sales tax

A whopping 71 percent of Lake County voters approved an¬†infrastructure sales tax on Nov. 3 to help fund sidewalks, trails, and roadway improvements among other capital projects throughout the county. ¬†The landslide yes vote extends the existing penny sales tax another 15 years. First approved in 1988, Lake County residents […]

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Rallying for alternative transportation options

On May 25, an article was posted in the Wall Street Journal (Taxing for Highways, Paying for Bike Lanes) regarding raising the gas tax. The author, Mac Zimmerman, policy director at Americans for Prosperity, discusses ways to get additional money when the Highway Trust Fund runs out and suggests that […]