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Unformatted text preview: in cops and firefighters and the rise in concerns in public safety, they need look no
further than your city, Mr. Mayor… “Let’s look at the facts: in 2008, when Flint had 265 sworn officers on their police
force, there were 35 murders and 91 rapes in this city,” the Vice President said. “In 2010, when Flint had only 144
police officers, the murder rate climbed to 65 and rapes–just to pick two categories–climbed to 229 . In 2011, you now
only have 125 shields.”] Other Answers
US is sitting the high speed rail competition out – state action is devoting funds away from
meaningful HRS projects
BAF Ed Fund, bipartisan coalition of elected officials focused on US investment in infrastructure, 2011 [Building
America’s Future Educational Fund, “Building America’s Future – Falling Apart and Falling Behind,”
Transportation Infrastructure Report, Accessed 6/1/12] SM
Comparatively speaking, the U.S. is practi- cally sitting the high-speed rail competition out . The Obama Administration...
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