The oil industry has counted on tea-party types and a phony "fiscal crisis" to fool people into opposing public transit. The strategy is not working in the south!
A national fervor about government debt didn't stop Raleigh voters from approving $56 million in transportation and affordable housing bonds Tuesday.
Based on preliminary results, the new transportation debt secured a broad endorsement - 67 percent of the vote - and the affordable housing bond won by a solid margin, receiving 62 percent support.
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