Daily Caller: Top EPA official used private email account to correspond with environmental groups
A second Environmental Protection Agency official stands accused of using a personal email address to shield communications with environmental activists from public disclosure.
Court documents show that EPA Region 8 Administrator James Martin corresponded with the Environmental Defense Fund— where he previously worked as an attorney — through his private email account.
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VIRGINIA'S TRANSPORTATION WOES - MARC SCRIBNER
Gov. McDonnell's Transportation Tax Plan a Bad Deal for Virginians
Yesterday, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell released his transportation funding plan. His proposal would eliminate the gasoline tax, making up for revenue losses largely by increasing the sales tax and redirecting general revenue. However, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) expressed concerns with the McDonnell plan, warning that it relies on fiscal sleights of hand and will ultimately harm Virginia’s transportation networks.
“The McDonnell plan is a step backward for Virginia, which has long led the nation in pioneering successful transportation policy innovations such as the public-private partnership model,” said Marc Scribner, Fellow in Land-use and Transportation Policy Studies at CEI. > View the full statement and analysis
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