Expensive hall monitor

The Springfield Sun reports that the Washington County School Board has approved hiring a “School Administration Manager” for the district’s high school at a minimum (could be higher) starting salary of $39,846. Supposedly, this person will free up the school’s principals’ (news article shows plural) time for more important efforts. The new manager’s duties could…

Taxes, tolls or tighter spending?

I get the creeps each time I am forced to drive across the aging Interstate75/71 Brent Spence Bridge connecting Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati. The problem is, replacing a bridge of that magnitude – estimated cost: $3 billion – is among the costliest of transportation projects. It’s going to cost up to $3 billion to replace…