Lawrence Hall

Lawrence Hall

My Recent Activity

Preserving Existing Infrastructure

I responded to Bill Davis: Jason - good point on the subjective/objective idea.  It reminds me of how GDP has sort of become...

Bill Davis

Discussions that become an us against them, i.e. a preserve existing infrastructure versus building new infrastructure, seldom result in useful conclusions.  I don't believe it is realistic or practical to believe that... Continue reading

Preserving Existing Infrastructure

I responded to Bill Davis: As I mentioned earlier, I still think you're creating a false balance.  I don't know that people...

Bill Davis

Discussions that become an us against them, i.e. a preserve existing infrastructure versus building new infrastructure, seldom result in useful conclusions.  I don't believe it is realistic or practical to believe that... Continue reading

Strengthening Regional Cohesion

I responded to Bill Davis: Our staggering number of political jurisdictions need revisited.  Arbitrary lines drawn 100+...

Bill Davis

We've spent a good deal of time discussing the need for better regional cohesion and discussed a little about how to get there.  Can our panelists and/or other contributors describe what a cohesive region would look like... Continue reading

Preserving Existing Infrastructure

I responded to Bill Davis: "Recognizing that it could be a little of both" strikes me as an attempt at false balance.  As...

Bill Davis

A question for all of our panelists: The common debate as already demonstrated in the posts below is whether there are enough revenues to maintain infrastructure but those revenues are being misallocated or whether there... Continue reading

Charting the future of fracking

I responded to Mike Foley: I'm happy to see someone mention global warming (especially a politician); it doesn't get talked...

Mike Foley

So...two big concerns for me. 1) environmental - fracking is supposed to produce a cleaner fuel to burn in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, but studies like this... Continue reading

Organizations I Am Following