By JOAN LOWY and JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press
August 5, 2014 1:13 p.m.
WASHINGTON — A majority of Americans think the economic benefits of good transportation outweigh the cost to taxpayers, but they can't agree on how to pay for new highways or repairs of old ones, according to a new Associated Press-GfKpoll.
With a 2-1 vote, Clark County commissioners Tuesday approved placing an advisory vote on November's general election ballot intended to gauge the public's desire to pursue the development of a $860 million third bridge over the Columbia River.
A new Oregon Employment Department report on that state's non-resident workforce notes that nearly 99,000 of its workers are residents of other states, with well over half of those workers flowing into the state from Clark County.