Removing highways is a tricky business, a costly and time-consuming physical feat, but advocates say even a small commitment to addressing the harms of legacy highway infrastructure is a positive sign.
The number of vacant, state government positions has increased by more than 700 jobs in the last year, despite a 5.5 percent salary increase for all state workers that was approved by the Legislature and governor last year.
State officials hope to get a large chunk of the more than $65 billion that is available to improve broadband access across the nation through the infrastructure bill that was approved last year.
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“Just because this is a digital financial product doesn’t mean that established law on the books is no longer applicable.”Senior Researcher at the Revolving Door Project Timi Iwayemi, regarding the attempt to create new banking and finance laws for cryptocurrencies and how most laws already adequately address digital assets and protect consumers compared to proposed alternatives. (CQ-Roll Call — Aug. 9, 2022)