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"The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people."
:: Friday, February 13, 2009 ::
Cheaper highway projects generating jobs - By GLENN FARLEY, KING 5 News, Seattle, WA The irony is that the slow economy is actually lending a boost to highway construction projects. Diesel prices are down. Rebar is less expensive and concrete is cheaper.
It all means a number of existing state highway projects are coming in 20-percent or more under budget.