Federal Infrastructure Dollars Headed For West Virginia – Let’s Spend Wisely.
The word “infrastructure” is much in the news these days. The Biden administration has proposed a roughly $2 trillion plan for improving the nation’s infrastructure, in what is being called a “once-in-a-generation investment” in the United States. The plan would directly benefit West Virginia workers and mean more jobs for you, your friends, and the people in your community.
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West Virginia’s Infrastructure Opportunity
Behind every great product or successful business is a solid foundation–a set of systems that ensures things run as smoothly as possible, much like infrastructure. A great restaurant, for example, may be a simple experience for a patron–book a reservation, arrive, dine, pay and leave. As you sit and enjoy your meal, unbeknownst to you (if you have never worked in the service industry), there is a well-oiled ... Continue Reading »
Are Your Tax Dollars Being Spent Responsibly?
There is a way to be sure
Check your news feed or pick up a newspaper and you’re sure to find a story about some huge federal or state project with price tags so large that you can hardly wrap your mind around the figures. Other than generalized descriptions of these projects, we find that the media offers us very little information about them. We never really ... Continue Reading »
How to Restore West Virginia’s Roads and Infrastructure
It All Starts with You
In the United States, 65% of our cities have either delayed or canceled improvements to their roads, bridges, water and sewer systems, electrical grids and other desperately needed infrastructure. Few have the funds to provide for the preventative maintenance these systems require, yet alone plan for improvements. The problem is becoming more and more apparent. Our states, cities and small towns are struggling to ... Continue Reading »
Take Me Home, Country Roads
Restoring the Place We Belong
These lyrics made West Virginia famous around the world for its beauty and hospitality, but especially for our amazing country roads. And for decades, our beloved state really did have wonderful and well-maintained roads and highways that afforded citizens and visitors alike the opportunity to experience our beautiful state. But now, in 2020, our roads and bridges are deteriorating. Our state is having a ... Continue Reading »