We’ve long bemoaned the quality of our bus system; but truth be told, we have failed to invest in it. Other needs, such as public safety, have been viewed as more pressing. At this point, we rank 86th in the country for transit investment per capita out of the 100 largest regions.
The decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton is understandable but will serve as a defense in other cases where a lesser-known individual is accused of mishandling classified material. So it will now be harder for the government to prevent the leaking of classified information.
There is a natural tension between our desire to keep people safe and to secure the rights guaranteed by the Constitution. In the aftermath of a terrorist act, we need to be particularly careful about how we balance these two important goals.
Since 1996, Coburn Place has provided more than 1,700 people with safe housing for up to two years, along with the critical services they need to become self-sufficient. But there's a waiting list and more help is needed.