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History

US history shows spending on infrastructure doesn’t always end well

Constructing barge canals took a massive investment that didn’t pay off. New York State Archives Richard White, Stanford University Over the past two centuries, federal, state and municipal governments across the U.S. have launched wave after wave of infrastructure projects. They built canals to move freight in the 1830s and 1840s. Governments subsidized railroads in

Mines

Energy Experts to Biden: You Can’t Go Green Without Getting Serious About Mining

While President Joe Biden was promoting his push for electric vehicles at a Ford plant in Michigan, Congressional Republicans were hosting a forum on the fact that Biden’s own regulations are among the biggest obstacles to America’s green tech future. Biden appeared next to Ford’s new F-150 Lightning all-electric pick-up truck, the kind of iconic

Opinion

Opinion: Reinvest in Infrastructure and Support America’s Industrial Base

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Infrastructure is the next marquis item on President Joe Biden’s to-do list, and the scope of his investment plan, like his actions

State

Congressman Gosar Denounces Democrat Land Grab in His District

Congressman Paul Gosar (AZ-04) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 803, the Grand Canyon Protection Act. “This falsely-named legislation has absolutely nothing to do with protecting the Grand Canyon. Instead, it is an open attack on Northern Arizona mining and the hard-working people of my district. Speaker Pelosi and her liberal allies refused

State

Biden firm on uranium-mining ban around ‘jewel’ of the Grand Canyon

For four years, the Trump administration took steps to boost uranium mining for what it called national security reasons, a move environmentalists saw as an attempt to open the door to mining near the Grand Canyon. President-elect Joe Biden may be ready to shut that door for good. “I can’t believe I have to say

Opinion

Opinion: Rebuilding America’s Supply Chains Can’t Wait

Tesla’s announcement of a new, 2,100-acre gigafactory in Texas has rightly generated a great deal of excitement. In this time of economic crisis, news of 5,000 new jobs assembling the world’s most celebrated electric vehicle is an important step toward strengthening domestic manufacturing. In fact, the move has prompted Elon Musk and others to look further up

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