Plummeting gas prices, roads in disrepair, and soaring state deficits have caused some state politicians to, gasp, attempt to raise gas taxes - last raised over 15 years ago in some states.
Jan 17, 2009 The New York Times
<p>Rail supporters in New Hampshire are hopeful that the creation of a new rail authority will help bring long-sought commuter rail to the state.</p>
Jul 16, 2007 The Boston Globe
<p>The New England region's population growth rate continues to drop below that of the nation as a whole, measuring at a rate of just 0.2 percent between July 2005 and July 2006. This compares with a national growth rate of about 1 percent.</p>
Dec 31, 2006 Portland Press Herald
<p>A study released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that nutrient pollution in New England and the Gulf of Maine has increased over the last 15 years, due to pesticide use, stormwater runoff, and sewage leaks.</p>
Dec 30, 2006 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
<p>Downtown living is an increasingly attractive alternative to suburban living.</p>
Oct 28, 2006 New Hampshire Business Review
<p>The effects of development on New Hampshire watersheds are examined in this first part of a three-part series.</p>
Oct 11, 2006 Exeter News-Letter
The region's transportation network is beginning to buckle under the strain of auto-dependence, write Neal Peirce and Curtis Johnson.
Feb 10, 2006 New England Futures
Sales of the E-ZPass have surpassed all expectations, driven by intense media coverage and government controversy.
Jul 30, 2005 Toll Road News
Logan Darrow Clements, an activist associated with the group Americans for Tax Reform, has proposed building at hotel on Justice David H. Souter's property to retaliate against the Kelo vs. New London ruling.
Jul 6, 2005 The Los Angeles Times
One democratic presidential candidate puts the need for affordable housing in the spotlight; cites his personal experience as motivation.
Oct 28, 2003 The Boston Globe