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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Tanya Snyder On November 7, 2012 @ 9:04 am In Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • President Obama Re-elected to Second Term (WaPo [1])
  • Environmentalists Hope For More Action on Climate Change This Time Around (SF Chronicle [2])
  • An Eight-Step Plan For America’s Cities in the Next Four Years (Atlantic Cities [3])
  • John Mica Re-elected (WKMG Local 6 [4])
  • Pro-Rail Candidate Comes From Behind to Be Elected Mayor of Honolulu [5] (Star Advertiser [6])
  • LA’s Measure J Narrowly Fails to Extend Sales Tax For Transit to 2069 (LA Streetsblog [7]LAT [8])
  • Rejection of Light Rail Tax Could Spell Trouble for Columbia River Crossing [9] (WW [10]Columbian [11])
  • Houston Votes to Keep on Allowing Transit Taxes to Be Diverted to Roads (Chronicle [12])
  • Chapel Hill Area Easily Approves Tax to Fund Light Rail, Without Help From Rural Areas (Chapelboro [13])
  • Virginia Beach Votes for Light Rail (Virginian-Pilot [14])
  • Memphis Initiative to Fund Transit With Half-Cent Gas Tax Hike Fails At the Polls (Commercial Appeal [15])

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[1] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/decision2012/after-grueling-campaign-polls-open-for-election-day-2012/2012/11/06/d1c24c98-2802-11e2-b4e0-346287b7e56c_story.html

[2] SF Chronicle: http://blog.sfgate.com/nov05election/2012/11/06/enviros-to-obama-this-time-don%E2%80%99t-forget-climate-change/

[3] Atlantic Cities: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/politics/2012/11/urban-policy-ideas-next-president-should-steal/3827/

[4] WKMG Local 6: http://www.clickorlando.com/news/John-Mica-elected-to-US-House-District-7/-/1637132/17289500/-/6oln92z/-/index.html

[5] Mayor of Honolulu: http://usa.streetsblog.org/2012/10/09/honolulu-mayoral-frontrunner-would-torpedo-light-rail-project/

[6] Star Advertiser: http://www.staradvertiser.com/electionspremium/2012/honolulumayor/177585691.html?id=177585691

[7] LA Streetsblog: http://la.streetsblog.org/2012/11/07/measure-js-rejection-was-not-an-anti-transit-vote/

[8] LAT: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-local-20121107,0,7331705.story

[9] Columbia River Crossing: http://usa.streetsblog.org/2011/04/14/the-columbia-river-crossing-a-highway-boondoggle-in-disguise/

[10] WW: http://www.wweek.com/portland/blog-29408-light_rail_bridge_to_nowhere_clark_county_voters_are_saying_no_to_max_tax.html

[11] Columbian: http://www.columbian.com/news/2012/nov/06/voters-soundly-reject-c-tran-measure-outcome-deliv/

[12] Chronicle: http://www.chron.com/news/politics/article/Voters-extend-Metro-s-tax-sharing-plan-4014412.php

[13] Chapelboro: http://chapelboro.com/Half-Cent-Transit-Tax-Passes-In-OC-Rural-Areas-Ove/14719411

[14] Virginian-Pilot: http://hamptonroads.com/2012/11/light-rail-referendum-track-approval-va-beach

[15] Commercial Appeal: http://www.abc24.com/news/local/story/County-Sales-Tax-City-Gas-Tax-Both-Fail/L7npQhanKkakjgdorKI5VQ.cspx

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