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The condition of many of Sonoma County’s roads and streets is deplorable. Almost two-thirds of county roads are poor (pavement condition index 25-49, on a scale of 100) or failed (PCI below 25).
How much do residents of Sonoma County really care about the condition of their roads? Some would say we’re about to find out as voters decide on Measure A, a quarter-cent sales tax on the June 2 ballot.
Congress is poised to extend the Highway Trust Fund for two more months. This Band-Aid is needed because the fund’s authorization expires at the end of May, and lawmakers haven’t been able to agree to a more durable strategy to pay for America’s roads.
If you confine your world to Roseland and southwest Santa Rosa, you think people are younger and more likely to be Latino. If you live in one of the east side enclaves, you think folks are older and predominately Anglo. And there is where the risk of misunderstanding begins.
It's time for the Earned Income Tax Credit in California.
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