Lautenberg Intros Bill To Return Federal Oversight To Unjust Toll Hikes

WASHINGTON, D.C. —With recent toll hikes and allegations of lack of accountability and fiscal mismanagement at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) introduced legislation that would restore the U.S. Department of Transportation’s ability to determine whether toll hikes are fair to drivers and to give the Department authority to prescribe more reasonable tolls.

Writer’s Block: Twas the Week Before Christmas….

The tree is up, the house is decorated and the shopping is almost done. I’m actually ahead of schedule this year but I’m feeling the stress that goes with hoping I got the right gift for everyone. Right around now, I’m panic stricken as the clock keeps ticking and the calendar rolls out yet another day closer to Dec. 25. In times like that, my two dogs also function as my private therapist.

An Economic Problem And Its Solution

Getting people to understand that money is not the real wealth is a difficult problem. One must also understand the fact that idle money in the stock market, in bank accounts, or even in one’s pocket is not serving its real purpose.