Joe Klein of Time answers with a resounding "yes" in the July 1st edition. Primarily using studies done with wounded veterans by such organizations as Mission Continues in St. Louis and Give An Hour in Bethesda, MD, Klein found that wounded veterans who were involved in service projects such as disaster relief, building houses, working in health care, teaching, counseling, farming and taking care of other wounded veterans, repaired their health and purpose in life faster than those who did not participate.
Is it possible that transportation industry experts and public servants have allowed their vision to be blinded by the sparkling reflection of the coins collecting in the toll road piggy bank? It is almost impossible to determine when initiative imagination ceased and the focus on planning for the eventual need to replace obsolete public infrastructure lost the battle against more and higher taxes, fees, and pay-to-use private enterprises.
In this MegaVote for Texas' 21st Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
- Senate: Internet Sales Tax – Final Passage
- Senate: Water Infrastructure Projects – Amendment Vote
- House: Private Sector Comp Time – Final Passage
- House: Debt Payment Prioritization – Final Passage
Upcoming Congressional Bills
- Senate: Water Resources Development Act of 2013
- Senate: Nominations
- House: To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
- House: SEC Regulatory Accountability Act