Service was suspended on one of Amtrak’s busiest lines because of erosion on California’s coastal cliffs. Local authorities are working on emergency repairs, while planning for the track’s long-term future.
If passed, a bill would divest the state’s pension fund from the 200 largest publicly traded fossil fuel companies no more than two years from the time the bill is enacted. The pension fund is valued at $92.9 billion.
As costs rise, the economy slows and federal grants decline, Tom Kozlik warns that cities, including Philadelphia, may have to adjust the way they manage their finances to prepare for tough times ahead.
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“But the fact of the matter is, there will never be the good ol’ days where everyone’s downtown working.”Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell commenting on how tech companies are looking beyond Seattle for new office space, and the pandemic is enabling more employers to allow remote work. Both trends concern the mayor and other government leaders. (GeekWire — Oct. 6, 2022)