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Advocacy and policy

July 2013

Published on July 2, 2013 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy
Photo Credit: Photo Phiend via Flickr Creative Commons

The checkerboard floors of the Delaware State Senate were busy with activity well after midnight on June 30—yes, Sunday night—during the final hours of the 2013 legislative session. The Legislature considered a wide range of measures this spring, and it decided this past weekend to also establish a new committee to advise the state on green...

Published on July 1, 2013 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Advocacy and policy

Will Congress get a bill across the finish line, or will cities and states continue it alone?

The nation’s infrastructure—what I’ve called the bones of our economy—is foundational to a strong and sustainable America.

But our infrastructure is in big trouble. It’s been neglected and ignored for far too...