Statements about Infrastructure
Providence's port is "200 miles closer to Europe than any other Eastern port."
There are cities and counties in Georgia that don’t have websites, and where elected officials don’t have email addresses.
On how money from a possible lease of the Ohio Turnpike would be used
"We’re only spending 2 percent of our GDP on our infrastructure, while China and India are spending 10 percent of their GDP reinvesting back into their country."
"We don't have bridges being built" in the United States.
Road construction bids "are coming in at the lowest in the modern era."
"We're worse than a Third World country in terms of water quality and the way we treat our sewage."
"They tried to give us $400 million to build a high-speed train that goes 39 miles an hour."
"Refinanced $232.6 million in bonds, resulting in reduced debt service for the City."
"Demand for transportation choice is on the rise, with 14 percent more Ohioans riding passenger trains over the past year."
Says that the federal gas tax has not been raised since 1993.
Electric utility FirstEnergy's annual revenues are greater "than the GDP of Haiti, Kyrgyzstan, Iceland, or 15 African nations."
"It’s coming. Nobody can stop this train."
"We've got to find 2 billion gallons (of water per day) between now and 2025."
Says Mark Neumann = Nancy Pelosi
Despite the U.S. spending $10 billion on Iraq's electrical system, Baghdad still only gets five hours of electricity a day.
Says Bill White "profiteered in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita."
"There are mechanisms in place to shut down the Internet privately."
The addition of a 1 percent sales tax would cost a typical household in Hillsborough County approximately $12 a month.
St. Pete Beach's local version of Amendment 4 resulted in "seemingly endless lawsuits (that) decimated the city's legal budget and forced the city to raise the property tax rate."
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