I don’t want to jump the gun here too much, but it seems as though it is at least possible for the Republican-led House and the Democratic Senate to reach a budget agreement before the April 8th doomsday scenario; this according to some breaking news last night. VP Biden, ever the communicator (however effective and … More Say It’s So, Joe!
Everyone, regardless of income, pays for our streets through various taxes, whether through property, gas, or sales (check out this analysis on how we pay for our roads). According to the 2000 census (the 2010 figures on this aren’t out yet), 87.9% of Americans drive to work, leaving a little more than 12% of workers … More Paid By and Designed For Everyone
You know when politics gets really scary? When people begin to deny that the United States is a democracy, that is when I start fearing for the current political livelihood of my country. And when those same people pass laws that make it mandatory for children to learn that America is not a democracy, that … More U.S. a “Compound Constitutional Republic?”
New city (sort of)… new career… new blog! SLCUrbanist will be my new personal space to explore urban development, policy, and Salt Lake City’s local news and politics. I’m excited to get started! You can check out my previous blog to see what kinds of things I have written about before, and you can read some … More Salt Lake City Urbanism