Tag Archives: Washington Post

Marjorie Kelly on the emergence of the generative economy

I suspect I’ll give up after a few days, as my memory fades, and my enthusiasm wanes, but, for the foreseeable future, I’d like to keep sharing tidbits that I picked up during the recent BALLE conference, on the subject of strengthening local business ecosystems. Tonight, I’d like to share my notes on the presentation […]

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High-Speed Rail plans take shape

Before leaving for Mexico, President Obama gave a brilliant speech on the necessity of high-speed rail in the United States. And, in addition to the $8 billion already set aside for such projects in the stimulus bill, he suggested that we add an additional $1 billion per year for the next 5 years. Here’s the […]

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Omnibus money for local rail project

The $410 billion omnibus spending bill passed by the House today (not to be confused with the stimulus package), according to the Detroit Free Press, included up to $187 million in earmarks for Michigan. Analysis by the watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense shows that the bill contained over 8,500 earmarks total, with about 300 […]

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