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Daily Archives: February 12th, 2015

Senate Republicans unveil pavement-heavy transportation plan laden with bad provisions

Excerpt: Wash­ing­ton State’s Sen­ate Repub­li­can cau­cus held a news con­fer­ence in Olympia this after­noon to take the wraps off of a trans­porta­tion plan that’s some­what bet­ter than what they belat­ed­ly offered last year, but still pave­ment-heavy and laden with a num­ber of pro­vi­sions that are com­plete­ly unac­cept­able. The Repub­li­can-backed pro­pos­al, pushed by Sen­a­tor Cur­tis King (who […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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Philadelphia selected as host city for 2016 Democratic National Convention

Excerpt: It’s offi­cial: the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty has a host city for its next qua­dren­ni­al meet­ing. Philadel­phia, the City of Broth­er­ly Love and Sis­ter­ly Affec­tion, will serve as the gath­er­ing place for the 2016 Demo­c­ra­t­ic Nation­al Con­ven­tion, which will be held the week of July 25th, 2016, fol­low­ing the Repub­li­can Nation­al Con­ven­tion Cleve­land. (Typ­i­cal­ly, the par­ty that […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Events
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