The Philippines is a country of more than 100 million people. Its history and its proximity to China have made it an important U.S. ally, but it's had its share of challenges.
Restoring Money To Highways Is A Legislative Priority
One of the priorities when the legislature begins its 2014 session next week, and could draw bipartisan support, is the restoration of money to the Highway User Revenue Fund. HURF as it is more commonly known is used for road and street repair, but since 2002, nearly $750 million have been diverted toward other priorities.
Ken Strobeck of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns and Chris Fetzer, executive director of the Northern Arizona Council of Governments, weighed in.