Despite Trump’s proposed cuts, Essential Air Service is not going anywhere

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Crony Capitalism, Economy, Federal government, Mississippi, News, Transportation  /  No Comments

Despite an effort by the Trump administration to ground the Essential Air Service subsidy program, Congress will likely try to keep it in place.

Read More →

Will conservative reforms survive Republican infighting?

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, News, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, Transportation, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Walker and Vos have of late been sniping at each other in a very public feud that has titillated the left and the usual suspect press.

Read More →

Mississippi Legislature wraps up session by passing key reform bills

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice, Crony Capitalism, Economy, Governor, Legislature, Mississippi, News, State Budgets, State Government, Transportation  /  No Comments

The Mississippi Legislature left town last week after passing some key reforms, but left some unfinished budgetary business.

Read More →

Thousands for dinners and dues, but what do Denver taxpayers get out of it?

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  Accountability, Colorado, News, Transportation  /  No Comments

Shutterstock Image

The Civil Rights Division of Denver’s Regional Transportation District is spending $15,000 a year on outreach, to no apparent end.

Read More →

Mississippi closed bridge list filled with discrepancies

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Economy, Jobs + Growth, Legislature, Mississippi, News, State Budgets, State Government, Transportation  /  No Comments

Only half of the bridges on a closed bridge list given to Mississippi legislators were actually closed to traffic.

Read More →

Vermont DMV’s digital motor-vehicle inspection program passes first week

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  News, State Government, Transportation, Vermont  /  No Comments

Vermont joined the Digital Age this week, at least when it came to performing high-tech, motor-vehicle inspections. Monday served as the kick off day for the state’s Automated Vehicle Inspection Program.

Read More →