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ITES: Refine Baby, Refine?

This is the seventh entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. Sardonic websites are dedicated to lampooning the Washington Metro. But it is wonderful to rely on the region’s at-times dysfunctional public transportation throughout a month that witnessed the average price of gasoline rise by 30 cents. To that … Continue reading

ITES: Profiling New Mexico’s Economy

This is the sixth entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. It is a destination famous for aged mud brick dwellings, UFO conspiracy theories, and now the runway to meet those little green men. This year marks the 100th anniversary of a state that retains its majority-minority … Continue reading

Millions for Never-Used Ships. Wednesday Waste?

This post was originally published on the Public Notice: Bankrupting America Blog. A seemingly never ending saga involving broken contracts and hundreds of millions of dollars will come to a close as two former Navy oil tankers are transferred from James River, VA to their final resting place: a recycling facility in Texas. As reported by The Virginian-Pilot, … Continue reading