Thanks for smoothing things out

In the April 18 Xpress I wrote a letter lambasting whoever ordered the application of whatever was purposely splattered all up and down Cane Creek Road in Arden/Fletcher [“Who Put the Bumps in My Country Road”]. I said (and I do so love to quote myself), "Roads are supposed to be smooth, safe and even […]

Public infrastructure: Buy now or pay later

Last week, the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform issued a report providing recommendations for reducing the federal deficit. One of the proposals from this report was a recommendation to adjust the gas tax. No one likes to see an increase in user fees, but consider the following. According to the American Society of […]