With a privately owned passenger train service just months away from starting up in south Florida, opponents told a federal judge it would be inequitable to dismiss their lawsuits because of a backroom deal involving public financing for the project.
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With a privately owned passenger train service just months away from starting up in south Florida, opponents told a federal judge it would be inequitable to dismiss their lawsuits because of a backroom deal involving public financing for the project. more »
A significant increase in Birmingham, Ala.s pension liabilities led Fitch Ratings to cut the citys issuer default and bond ratings by one notch to AA-minus, and to revise the rating outlook to negative. more »
Louisianas economists projected Friday the states budget shortfall will be as high as $313 million, prompting Gov. John Bel Edwards to say the deficit clearly indicates the need for special legislative session. more »
The Jefferson Parish, La., Council unanimously gave its approval Wednesday (Jan. 11) to allow the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway to borrow up to $133 million to pay for safety improvements on the 26-mile bridge. A toll increase set to go into effect in May will be used to pay off the debt. more »
GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- The Scott County school board on Tuesday unanimously approved a property-tax increase to help fund the construction of Great Crossing High School, which would be the district's second high school. more »
An eventful year lies ahead for Louisiana with a special legislative session potentially necessary to address yet another budget shortfall and continued recovery efforts from last years disastrous floods. more »
BALDWYN, Miss. -- Residents of the Baldwyn School District voted overwhelmingly in support of a $2 million bond issue that will fund the construction of a career and technical education facility on the district's high school campus. more »
What are the challenges of running a giant electric provider? Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) CEO Tom Falcone discusses his experience of leaving Wall Street after 13 years to run LIPA in the catastrophic wake of Hurricane Sandy. Hosted by Andrew Coen.