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Loop 1604 Expansion, Texas

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is currently reviewing plans for a major expansion to a 23-mile section of Loop 1604, a suburban highway loop that encircles San Antonio. The project, which would expand Loop 1604 between state Highway 16 and Interstate 35 north of the city, includes four to six additional lanes along the entire length of roadway, new frontage roads and a five-level interchange with Interstate 10. This $1.36 billion expansion, while likely failing to solve local congestion problems, would threaten one of the region’s primary sources of drinking water.

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M-CORES, Florida

On May 17, 2019, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation kickstarting what would be one of the most expensive, damaging and wasteful highway-building sprees in the country. The bill provided funding and set in motion plans for building three separate highways, totaling approximate 330 miles, that are already draining the state budget and could destroy large swaths of natural areas and threaten the survival of the endangered Florida panther.

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Madison Beltline, Wisconsin

State officials are currently investigating a possible $1 billion project to widen the Madison Beltline in Wisconsin. This project would entail both widening and rebuilding the road, and could last years. Meanwhile, the state of Wisconsin is in the midst of a funding crisis, with other major projects and renovations being delayed due to lack of funds. Wisconsin has also underfunded public transportation – an especially attractive alternative in the Madison area, where transit ridership increased by 24 percent between 2005 and 2015.

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Make Health Care Work Better For America

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Make Higher Education Affordable

Policies to help keep pace with rising college attendance and rising costs. 

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Make Higher Education Affordable

Make VW Pay

VW cheated the public and must be held accountable. 

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Modernize the Vote

Registering to vote should be modern, accurate, and automatic. 

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Modernize The Vote

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Mon-Fayette Expressway: Route 51 to I-376, Pennsylvania

The Mon-Fayette Expressway is a proposed $2 billion highway that would run 14 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Building the highway will require moving families from their homes, along with “moving millions of cubic yards of earth to flatten hills and fill in valleys to level out the terrain through the Monongahela Valley” according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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