Republican senators back Obama on gas tax hike

Five GOP senators joined Democratic Sens.Bernie Sanders and Ed Markey in backing President Barack Obama in pushing for a $1.3 billion hike in the federal gas tax on Tuesday, even though they believe the president is wrong to say he will veto the bill.The Senate voted 54-43 in favor of a $400 a gallon tax […]

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Here’s what you need to know about road repairs at Guerrilla Road Repair in Halifax

Here’s the thing about road repair: it’s hard work, but it’s also fun.On a sunny morning last October, I walked across a busy intersection with a friend who had been repairing a road for about five hours.He was working on the frontage road between downtown Halifax and the community of Saint John.The two were chatting […]

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