Moss Point, Miss., Mayor Aneice Liddell discusses why her city took such a relatively small amount from the fund created by British Pertroleum after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and what she thinks about how other governments spent their BP funds.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, the 2010 Municipal Leader of the Year, discusses Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s decision to decline federal grants that would have supported a proposed high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando, and the future of high-speed rail in Florida and the nation.
New York is the latest of about 40 police departments around the U.S. that are putting the bass-thumping Rumbler siren in its fleet of cruisers. The siren gets the attention of distracted drivers on cell phones and is designed to grab motorists’ attention.