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INFRASTRUCTURE

In response to several of my inquiries, I was informed that the current bridge is beyond its useful life.
How comforting that Stauber is so concerned about election procedures in Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Georgia that he signed onto a lawsuit filed by Texas that had no standing to interfere with those states’ elections (so said the Supreme Court).
From the column: "As a historian who has studied and written extensively about official dishonesty, I am not surprised by Stauber’s attempt to rewrite the past."
Stauber’s record of what he says here versus how he votes there is day here and night there in Washington, D.C.

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Dignity, as well as financial benefits, accrue to those holding union jobs — yet Stauber voted against the Protecting the Right to Organize Act.
From the column: "Further inaction risks Minnesota's ability to access billions of U.S. Department of Transportation discretionary grants."
Nearby flooding is the latest in a series of challenges for the state's northernmost town, where residents and leaders don't always agree, but they're fighting back.
The city is asking that residents self-report lead service lines or request a free inspection.
The current framework for the bonding proposal would put $1 billion toward state agency projects with an emphasis on preserving existing assets. Local projects would get $400 million. But with just hours before a deadline to pass any bills, no proposal had fully materialized.
What's not to like about this deal?

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Lawmakers traditionally work on borrowing bills for public infrastructure bills in even-numbered years.
From the column: "If this is (DFL Chairman Ken Martin's) idea of the right track, I’d hate to see what the wrong track looks like."
Before we send money abroad, we need to make sure that every American owns a home, has good health coverage, and can afford to go to college.

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