Sunday, June 9, 2013

Oil companies spending millions to control government

Take Action: "At the peak of the 2012 elections, Chevron dumped $2.5 million into a super PAC devoted solely to running negative ads against Democrats seeking election to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Chevron's super PAC spending, enabled by the Supreme Court's disastrous Citizens United ruling, will further entrench politicians who deny the existence of climate change and refuse to cut corporate welfare. Such political positions create the conditions for Chevron’s record profits, even as they destroy the conditions for life on Earth."

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Time to Rethink Roads: Millennials Lead Change in Transportation Trends

EcoWatch: : "The driving boom is over"

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Koch oil trolls have an important mission - kill #publictransit

Ridership and public support for transit has continued to grow in Cincinnati, despite consistent attacks from the Kasich administration. Photograph by Randy Simes for UrbanCincy.
POLL: Tax Support for Public Transit Grows, While Funding Sources in SW Ohio Remain Limited — UrbanCincy: "While ridership on transit and support for taxes going towards transit increases throughout Ohio and the United States, the State of Ohio continues to invest in almost exclusively roads. In the recommended 2014-2015 Transportation Budget, Governor John Kasich (R) and ODOT Director Jerry Wray call for a mere 1.9% of the $3.1 billion budget to go towards public transportation."

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