Florida's Tri-Rail commuter train services faces a budget deficit as the governments of the three counties it serves cut their funding. How to make up the deficit? Soak the people who don't use it more money. Tri-Rail officials have asked the state for a $2 tax on rental cars to fund the trains.
"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
And as many as 75 percent of middle income households face a tax increase under Biden's plan, even though the highest-earning households will pay the vast majority of the costs.
Retired Engineer Offers Free Expert Testimony for Flood Victims. Licensing Officials Threaten Him With Criminal Charges.
Wayne Nutt worked as an engineer for decades. But because he's not licensed, North Carolina's engineering board says that he can't share his expertise in public.