The District launched a $7 million initiative this week to let students ride the metro and bus for free in an attempt to combat truancy.
“This is a positive initiative by Mayor (Muriel) Bowser that makes it easier for kids to get to school,” said Scott Pearson, executive director of the D.C.Public Charter School Board. “It […]
As part of this year’s budget, the Oregon Legislature created a pilot program for a new per-mile driving tax that could one day replace gasoline taxes as the primary form of revenue for the state’s highway fund. The new program is entirely voluntary in the first year – sign up, and you’ll get reimbursed for any gasoline taxes you pay at the pump, but you’ll owe the state 1.5 cents for every mile you drive.Read More →
In fact, there are a lot of big wins here for fiscal conservatives and limited-government advocates, something Walker can and will definitely sell to a national conservative base.Read More →
Now, the Mayor is pushing to cap the growth of Uber and other ride-hailing apps, which have proven to be the taxi industry’s worst nightmare.Read More →
The Turnpike Commission announced Tuesday that tolls will increase next year by 6 percent for all drivers on the turnpike, regardless of whether payment is made with cash or via EZ-Pass.Read More →
In 2011, CNBC ranked Virginia first in the nation for business.Read More →