Presidential Candidates

July 2, 2015, 6am PDT
Carl Davis, Research Director of the Institute on Tax and Economic Policy (ITEP) writes where gas taxes used to fund transportation infrastructure increased, if only by decimal points, and about the aberration—the six-cent plunge in California.
Tax Justice Blog
September 25, 2012, 10am PDT
Andrea Bernstein traces how, in four short years, partisan politics have infected discussions about investment in infrastructure.
Transportation Nation
January 5, 2012, 1pm PST
There's not a lot of talk about cities or urban issues among the Republicans running for president, according to this piece from <em>Salon</em>.
October 22, 2008, 11am PDT
Senator Obama seems to be more "responsive" to cities' needs, while Senator McCain's focus is largely on cutting taxes to restore jobs and business.
Philadelphia Daily News
October 15, 2008, 2pm PDT
Tonight's presidential debate is the candidates' last chance to address respective suburban and urban issues.
The New York Times
May 16, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>None of the major presidential candidates are paying enough attention to the nation's deteriorating infrastructure, according to this article.</p>
Scholars & Rogues
May 9, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>This piece from <em>The Cleveland Free Times</em> argues that policy can and does encourage sprawl, and none of the candidates running for president will do anything to combat these policies. Meanwhile, American cities will continue to die off.</p>
The Cleveland Free Times
April 30, 2008, 5pm PDT
<p>New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman holds no punches in expressing his displeasure in the 'gas tax holiday' proposal now that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has joined presumptive Republican nominee John McCain in endorsing it.</p>
The New York Times
Blog post
January 17, 2008, 4pm PST

This evening my wife, Beth Conover, will appear on a televised panel discussion on "Immigration and Sustainability" aired on Rocky Mountain PBS's Colorado State of Mind, hosted by Greg Dobbs. The panel includes former Gov. Dick Lamm, former Post columnist Diane Carman, and State Rep. Michael Garcia (D-Aurora). An mp3 of the program is already available at the following link.

Ken Snyder