Economic Development

Set up $1,000 per 1Kw solar power buying program

Set up program to allow every state citizen to buy ~$1,000 for 1Kw worth of solar PV system + 1 iPod Touch. The Touch can be charged with the panel, of course. A power monitor could be the alternative tech package. The money is spent up front, and the panels come in 6-8 weeks. Big bulk discount ensues when massive buys are scheduled. Immediate financial boost for that fiscal qtr, saving some budget items slated for ...more »

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More Rail, Fewer Cars

The future of our economy will depend on a planned transition from cheap fossil fuel (gasoline) to other modes of transportation or living closer to where one works. Our state can be a leader in this regard by encouraging the development of light rail systems that connect some of the larger cities. We need to stop building parking garages and widening lanes -- these are foolish investments in an unsustainable and unaffordable ...more »

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