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  • January 29, 2014 | America Needs a Raise: A Statement by Angela Glover Blackwell

    America Needs a Raise: A Statement by Angela Glover Blackwell

    President Obama's State of the Union address pushed past politics and spoke directly to the needs of the people — all people. He called on Congress to "give America a raise," which we need in more ways than one. We must raise the minimum wage so that all workers can support their families and...

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  • January 29, 2014 | Politico

    The Day We Lost Atlanta

    On Tuesday, snowfall of just over 2 inches shut down metropolitan Atlanta’s roads, schools, churches, government offices and businesses. Thousands of flights were cancelled at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. More than 2,000 school children were separated from their parents, and spent...
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  • January 14, 2014 | The Boston Globe

    MTBA Nears Anti-bias Agreement with US Regulators

    State transportation officials are nearing a deal with the federal government to revamp their employment practices to address a mountain of complaints lodged against the MBTA for allegedly discriminating against minorities and women over the years in hiring, pay, and promotions.

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  • November 21, 2013 | Seattle Times

    Washington lawmakers negotiate transportation package

    As lawmakers continue to work on reaching an agreement on a transportation package, a Senate panel Thursday held a public hearing on a $12.3 billion proposal that includes an 11 1/2-cent gas tax increase and puts money toward road projects across the state. More than 100 people packed a...

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  • November 21, 2013 | San Diego Free Press

    The “Most Walkable” Cities in San Diego County – La Mesa Scores Highest

    Walk San Diego rated La Mesa as 2013′s most walkable city in San Diego County. The number one reason for the City’s walkability happened 100 years ago.
     
    It’s the traditional town pattern of it’s historic center. It’s a pattern that is relatively rare in Southern California but seen everywhere...
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