Fallacies of Freebies from the Federal Transportation Authority-Shoots from the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii – Aug. 2, 2005


The recent passage of the transportation bill in Washington had our legislators falling all over themselves congratulating themselves in bringing home the bacon for their state. Perusing the news reports around the nation from all the other states and this reaction was universal. Each was trumpeting the amount of money brought into their state from the federal government for highway, roadway and other forms of transit and transportation improvement.

It is sad really, everyone believing that someone else is footing the bill for their state