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creation of new channels of public decision making, often at the regional level.If they were to set aside their strategic posturing and take up these
questions more directly, I think it likely that those on either side of the sprawl debate would find a fairly broad slice of common ground: many of
them at least pay lip service to the democratic notion that political legitimacy springs from the consent of the governed. This is at least a start
toward a more fruitful debate, though the disagreements that remain are very serious. Solvency Solvency – Funding/Investor Confidence
Federal government funding is key to create a national high-speed rail network – stable
funding attracts needed investor confidence for rail equipment while equitable
federal to state funding can overcome imbalanced federal allocation standards
Ridlington & Kerth et al, policy analysts with the Frontier Group, environmental think take in affiliation with
the Public Interest Network, Fall 2010 [Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group – Elizabeth & Rob, Brian Imus
[Illinois PIRG Education Fund & Bruce Speight, WISPIRG Foundation “Conn...
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