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Infrastructure: past, present and our future (again)

stay safe on the light rail
by in AZRE Magazine

As we kick off 2017 with a new President, new Congress, and a new Arizona Legislature, the conversation about infrastructure needs and how to pay for them will start anew. My column a few months ago spoke of how infrastructure makes our lives better and our economy more efficient. Roads, highways, water pipes and much… Read More →

Stanton eyes more spending on bike projects

Valley Metro - Bike Equals One Less Car

Phoenix would spend $1.5 million of its state transportation funding on making the city more bicycle friendly if Mayor Greg Stanton gets his way. Stanton is proposing that the money be used to add more bike lanes, launch a bike-share program and prepare a citywide bicycle plan. The Arizona Republic reports that Stanton’s proposals are… Read More →

Quality Education and Jobs Initiative To Prevent Cuts To Education

Quality Education and Jobs Initiative

The Quality Education and Jobs Initiative was filed today with the Secretary of State’s Office. The initiative renews the voter-approved one-cent sales tax to provide dedicated statewide funding for education for students of all ages tied to performance and accountability, scholarships for university and community college students, reinvestment in vocational education and new jobs. “This… Read More →