(The “I had a power outage and can’t live without the Internet” edition.)
Here in Georgia:
- The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project has faced yet another hiccup. The S.C. Legislature voted to override Gov. Nikki Haley’s veto which now cancels the dredging permit.
- Speaker Ralston remains patient and persistent on tax reform legislation.
- Georgia gets serious about its dog laws.
- Fortune Magazine lists 9 Georgia companies on its “Most Admired’. See, corporations are people too.
National stories of interest:
- Is the federal highway bill another example of dysfunction amongst Republican leadership?
- 22.8% of homeowners are underwater on their mortgages.
- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Friday is set to host its 100th Hiring Our Heroes jobs fairwith a pledge to create a movement that helps veterans and their spouses find jobs.
- Can Israel trust the United States when it comes to Iran?
Links I like:
- Bloomberg ranks Kia as the lowest-risk automaker for investors.
- St. Louis’s Pruitt-Igoe and lessons from the post-war public housing policy.
- After spending more than $140 million, the Air Force is poised to pull the plug on its ambitious project to send a king-sized, all-seeing spy blimp to Afghanistan.
- A win for Big Tobacco: the FDA’s new cigarette warning labels were just ruled unconstitutional.