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Florida’s highway system ranks 41st in the nation in condition and overall cost-effectiveness, according to the Annual Highway Report published on Thursday by the Reason Foundation, a libertarian-leaning think tank. This is a one-spot decrease...
Several polls have shown that voters from across the political spectrum are ready to improve America’s infrastructure--but there are questions about how it will be paid for.
The “U.S. Metropolitan Area Economic Freedom Index” uses nine different measures of state and local government policies across three broad areas (taxes, spending, and labor market restrictions) to produce an overall score for each of the nation’s 382 large metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs).
“Florida suspended 1.7 million licenses in the last year alone, impacting nearly 10 percent of the state’s driving population,” JMI noted. “With the necessity of a driver’s license for employment application and work, these suspension practices are limiting job opportunities for citizens who commit one of 16 offenses like illegal firearm possession, drug possession, and giving alcohol to a minor."